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Due to vehicle breakdowns or adverse weather, some collections and access to Recycling Centres may be disrupted
Renew your Garden Waste Permit in January for the next permit year which starts on 1 April 2019
Householders are reminded that on Christmas Day, Boxing Day (25 and 26 December) and the New Year Bank Holidays (1 and 2 January):
The Council's glass recycling campaign, Give Your Glass for Cornhill, has come to an end after raising £2,600 in 12 months for Cornhill Macmillan Centre - based at Perth Royal Infirmary
Perth & Kinross Council will make a donation to local charity Cornhill Macmillan Centre as part of the 'Give Your Glass for Cornhill' glass recycling campaign
Congratulations to all householders who took part in the Glenfarg & Kinross-shire Zero Waste Challenge in April and May
Over the Challenge period householders in the campaign area reduced their waste to landfill and increased their recycling by six and a half tonnes
Carse of Gowrie residents are being encouraged to take advantage of the new textile and shoe recycling banks introduced at the St Madoes Recycling Point
Householders across Perth and Kinross are being thanked for taking part in the 'Give Your Glass for Cornhill' campaign
Householders using Kinross Recycling Centre can now donate their old or unwanted IT equipment for reuse by the Perth WEEE Centre at Perth College.
Householders in Perth and Kinross are being urged to recycle their batteries rather than dispose of them in their green bins.
Women in Perth and Kinross can now recycle their unloved or unwanted bras to raise vital funds to help fight breast cancer.
Carton recycling bins (e.g. Tetrapak) will be removed from three Perth based sites
All Recycling Centre Permit holders are reminded that they must renew their Permits by the 25th March
Bin collection calendars are now paperless
Letters have been sent out to all households with brown bins to advise of changes to their collection service