Christmas 2022 bin collection dates in every Greater Manchester borough
Here's everything you need to know.
Councils across Greater Manchester have released information on adjusted bin collections over the festive season, and residents are now being urged to check dates.
With Christmas only a few days away now, and lots of waste undoubtedly set to be generated over the next few weeks, residents across the region will be right to start asking if there are any planned changes to their bin collects during the festive season.
Dates for Christmas bin collections in each Greater Manchester have now been released by all local councils, as well as information and tips for recycling that residents are encouraged to follow.
Here’s the Christmas 2022 bin collection dates in every Greater Manchester borough.
This year, Manchester residents’ bins will be emptied one day later than the usual collection date, which means there will be a bin collection on Saturday 31 December, but collection days will return to normal service from 1 January 2023.
The new dates are as follows:
- Monday 26 December collections move to Tuesday 27 December
- Tuesday 27 December collections move to Wednesday 28 December
- Wednesday 28 December collections move to Thursday 29 December
- Thursday 29 December collections move to Friday 30 December
- Friday 30 December collections move to Saturday 31 December
Manchester City Council is encouraging residents to make “a concerted effort to recycle as much as possible” this year.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Manchester here.
In Salford, the Council has confirmed that residents’ bins will be collected as normal throughout the festive period – including the bank holidays on Boxing Day, Tuesday 27 December, and Monday 2 January 2023.
Salford City Council is also reminding residents recycle wrapping paper, tinfoil, bottles, cans, Christmas trees, and left-over food.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Salford here.
Residents in Bolton are being reminded that there will be some changes to refuse and recycling collections over the festive period.
Bolton Council has confirmed grey bins will be collected on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 December, but there will be no collection of food waste containers or green bins between Monday 26 and Friday 30 December.
Beige and burgundy bins will be collected from Wednesday 28 December to Friday 30 December.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Bolton here.
There will be no change to grey, blue, and green bin collections throughout the festive season and residents should continue to put their bins out by 7am on their usual collection day, however, brown bin collections are to be paused for two weeks from Boxing Day (26 December 2022 – 6 January 2023).
The Council is asking residents to still recycle food waste in their brown bins, either inside a compostable liner or loose inside the bin.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Bury here.
If residents’ waste and recycling bins are due to be emptied on Boxing Day, then they will need to put them out for collection two days earlier on Christmas Eve (Saturday 24 December), with green bins and food caddies being the exception as they will be collected on Monday 2 January 2023.
Collections on Monday 2 January 2023 will take place as normal.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Oldham here.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Rochdale here.
Stockport Council is asking residents to check its website for information on collection days as there are a handful of changes over the festive season.
There are no refuse collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Councillors are also reminding residents that there will be no green bin or food caddy collections from week commencing Monday 26 December 2022, as they will start again from Monday 2 January 2023.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Stockport here.
Tameside bin crews will continue to work hard over the festive season, the Council has informed residents that collection days will change for some households in the borough.
There will be no brown bin collections at all across the borough from Boxing Day until Friday 6 January 2023, so anyone due a collection on the bank holidays – Monday, 26 December (Boxing Day), Tuesday 27 December, or Monday 2 January – should check the list below for their new date.
All other collections run as normal.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Tameside here.
Trafford Council has said there are set to be a number of changes to bin collections from Boxing Day (Monday 26 December), as they will take place a day later than normal.
Collections due to be made on Monday 26 December will now move to Tuesday 27 December, then Tuesday 27 December collections will move to Wednesday 28 December, and so on from there – with collection days set to return to normal from 2 January 2023.
Trafford residents are asked put their bins 6:30am on the new collection day.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Trafford here.
In Wigan, the Council has confirmed that blue, brow, and black bin collection days will stay the same over the festive season, but green bin collections will be suspended between Boxing Day (Monday 26 December) until Friday 6 January 2023.
Find more information about Christmas 2022 bin collections in Wigan here.
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