Christmas and New Year Refuse and Recycling Collections

There are a number of planned changes to Refuse and Recycling Collections in the Western Isles on Wednesday 25 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020.

Collection times may vary and the revised day of collection may be before the usual day of collection. Householders are requested to present their wheeled bins at the kerbside by 8am on the revised collection day.

Lewis & Harris

Lewis Residual and Organic collections

There will be no refuse collection in the Goathill (West), South Lochs and Barvas areas on 25 December 2019.

The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 27 December 2019 - Goathill (West)

Goathill Rd, Matheson Rd, Barony Sq, Jamieson Dr, Berisay Pl, Balmerino Dr, Leverhulme Dr, Robertson Rd, Ripley Pl, Gibson Gardens, Kennedy Tce, Westview Tce, Westview Grove, Maclennan Pl, Goathill Crescent

Saturday 28 December 2019 - South Lochs

South Lochs, Keose, Clisham View

Saturday 28 December 2019 - Barvas

Barvas, Arnol, Borve, Ballantrushal

There will be no refuse collection in the Goathill (East), District and Harris New areas on 1 January 2020.

The revised dates for these areas are as follows:

Friday 3 January 2020 - Goathill (East)

Anderson Rd, Anderson Court, Nicol Crescent, Springfield Rd, Stirling Sq, Macrae Rd, Macrae Pl, Ross Tce, Tolmie Tce, Smith Ave, Doig Crescent, Lister Pl, Fleming Pl, Churchill Dr, Nicolson Rd, Columbia Pl

Saturday 4 January 2020 - District

Ranish, Grimshader, Newvalley, Maryhill, Marybank, Macgregor Park, Sandwick, Parkend Industrial Estate

Saturday 4 January 2020 - New Harris

Scott Rd, Bunnavoneader, Meavaig, Cliasmol, Amhuinsuidhe, Bedersaig, Govig, Hushinish, Airidhbhruaich, Kendebig, Diraclete, Ardhasaig, Luskentyre

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) 

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Wednesday 25 December 2019

Revised day is Saturday 28 December 2019 for the following:

Ness Recycling - Lionel, Cross Skigersta, Skigersta, Eorodale, Adabrock, Port of Ness, Knockaird, Fivepenny, Eoropie, Habost Side Roads, Cross, Swainbost, Habost Main Road

Lewis Recycling Collections (blue and green bins) due on Wednesday 1 January 2020

Revised day is Saturday 4 January 2020 for the following:

Outer Point & Bayble - Tiumpanhead, Portvoller, Aird, Portnaguran, Sheshader, Shader, Flesherin, Shulishader, Broker, Upper Garrabost, New Street, Upper Bayble, Lower Bayble, Eagleton, Geilear (includes Garrabost houses in towards Bayble School)

Creed Park Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                                                      

Mon     23 Dec   Closed

Tue      24 Dec     9 - 5

Wed     25 Dec   Closed

Thu      26 Dec    Closed

Fri        27 Dec   9 - 5

Sat       28 Dec   9 - 4

Sun      29 Dec   Closed

New Year Week                                      

Mon      30 Dec   Closed

Tue       31 Dec    9 - 5

Wed      01 Jan   Closed

Thu       02 Jan  Closed

Fri         03 Jan   9 - 5

Sat        04 Jan   9 - 4

Sun       05 Jan   Closed

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 6 Jan 2020;

Sun / Mon         Closed
Tue - Fri           9 - 5
Sat                   9 - 4

Bennadrove Landfill Site

The landfill site will be closed on 25 December 2019 and 1 January 2020

Bennadrove Landfill site is for the disposal of chargeable Commercial and Industrial wastes only.

Uist & Barra

Uist Residual Collections

Christmas Day Collections due on Wednesday 25th December 2019 - Paper/Card collection

Revised day is Friday 27th December for the following:

Stoneybridge, Locheynort, Daliburgh, Lochboisdale, Garryheille, Askernish, Milton, Kildonan, Bornish, Howmore, Howbeg, Drimsdale, Stilligarry, Drimore, Gerinish, Rangehead, Liniclate & Balivanich Commercials.

New Year's Day Collection due on Wednesday 1st January 2020 - Paper/Card collection. 

Revised day is Friday 3rd January for the following:

Eriskay, Glendale, Kilbride, Smerclate, Garrynamoine, South Lochboisdale, Dalibugh (West of the Borrodale), South Boisdale, North Boisdale, Kilpheder, Strome, Rangehead, Dalibugh Commercials, Dark Island, Isle of Benbecula House Hotel

Market Stance Waste Transfer Station

Christmas Week                                                                                                 

Mon     23 Dec    8.30am - 4.30pm

Tue      24 Dec    8.30am - 4.30pm

Wed     25 Dec    Closed

Thu      26 Dec    8.30am - 4.30pm

Fri        27 Dec    8.30am - 4.00pm

Sat       28 Dec    Closed

New Year Week                                                             

Mon      30 Dec 8.30am - 4.30pm

Tue       31 Dec 8.30am - 4.30pm

Wed      1 Jan    Closed

Thu       2 Jan   8.30am - 4.30pm

Fri         3 Jan   8.30am - 4.00pm

Sat        4 Jan   Closed

Rueval Household Waste Recycling Centre

Christmas Week                                                                               

Mon     23 Dec    8.30am - 4.30pm

Tue      24 Dec    8.30am - 4.30pm

Wed     25 Dec    Closed

Thu      26 Dec    Closed

Fri        27 Dec    8.30am - 4.00pm

Sat       28 Dec    8.30am - 4.00pm

New Year Week                                                           

Mon      30 Dec 8.30am - 4.30pm

Tue       31 Dec 8.30am - 4.30pm

Wed      1 Jan   Closed

Thu       2 Jan    Closed

Fri         3 Jan   8.30am - 4.00pm

Sat        4 Jan    8.30am - 4.00pm

Normal opening hours will resume w/c 6th Jan 2020.

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