Bin collection day finder

Find out when your bin and recycling collection days are.


Christmas and New Year

There will be no rubbish, food or recycling bin collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day.

Catch-up collections will run from Saturday 21 December to Saturday 4 January.

Please be aware we are collecting on Saturdays and in some cases BEFORE your usual collection.

Revised collection days for Bournemouth and Poole
Usual collection day  Revised collection day 
 Monday 23 December  No change
 Tuesday 24 December  No change
 Wednesday 25 December  Saturday 21 December
 Thursday 26 December  Friday 27 December
 Friday 27 December  Saturday 28 December
 Monday 30 December  No change
 Tuesday 31 December  No change
 Wednesday 1 January  Thursday 2 January
 Thursday 2 January  Friday 3 January
 Friday 3 January  Saturday 4 January

Collection information

We will collect your:

Where recycling goes

In 2018/19 Borough of Poole’s (now part of BCP Council) household recycling, reuse and composting rate rose to 51.7% and since 2017/18 we have exceeded the government’s target of 50% by 2020. Find out more about where your recycling goes.

Page last updated: 29 November 2019
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