30 Jul 2020 10:53
Published by: Scott Callan


Blue bin collections in Stockport will return to their fortnightly frequency from Monday, August 31. 

Collection days will be on the same day as people’s existing calendars and the council says it will to continue to provide a green bin collection on a fortnightly basis until the end of March next year.

After that date, the service will permanently return to a weekly collection in time for the busiest period of the year for garden waste.

If people are unsure when their bins are due to be collected, they can use an online tool at

Sheila Bailey, cabinet member for Sustainable Stockport, said: “On behalf of the council I would like to express my thanks to Stockport residents for their understanding and patience during this period when changes have had to be made due to the impact of Covid-19.

“By continuing to collect green waste on a fortnightly basis for the next eight months, returning staff can be redirected to provide additional support with cleaning in the town centre and district centres as well as helping to deal with the backlog of highways, public realm, grass cutting and tree work that did not take place during the lockdown.”

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