Residents are reminded that bins will be emptied as normal up to and including Wednesday 24 December with collection days then changing during Christmas and New Year.
Tuesday collection as normal on 23 December then Wednesday 31 December.
Wednesday collection as normal on 24 Dec then Friday 2nd January.
Thursday collection will be on Monday 29th December then Saturday 3 January.
Friday collection will be on Tuesday 30th December then Monday 5th January
Normal collections will resume from Tuesday, 6 January 2015.
To check your normal collection day enter your house number and postcode into the ‘My Durham’ facility on
If you want your real Christmas tree collected free of charge contact 03000 261 000 before 9 January 2015.
You can also take your tree to any of the household waste recycling centres. To check your local site and opening hours visit All sites closed on Xmas Day & New Year’s Day.