Isle of Wight Council

11 Aug 2022

Suspended bin collections 11 Aug

Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Cowes today (Thursday 11 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.

Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Cowes today (Thursday 11 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.

This action is for the safety of its collection crews, due to the heatwave. 

An amber warning of extreme heat is in place across the Isle of Wight and southern regions.

The suspension means some waste or recycling may not be collected today that would usually take place on Thursday.  

Roads in Cowes where both residents collections are affected today are: 

  • Battery Road
  • Brambles Lane
  • Bridge Road
  • Broadfields Avenue
  • Brunswick Road
  • Coronation Road
  • Deauville Road
  • Fraser Close
  • The Grove
  • Highfield Road
  • Lammas Close
  • Langtry Place
  • Milton Road
  • Pine Tree Close
  • Solent Shores
  • Pelham Road
  • Place Side
  • Rogerson Close
  • South Road
  • St Andrews Street
  • Stanley Road
  • Tennyson Road
  • Thetis Road
  • Three Gates Road
Assisted collections will not be affected.

They are advising residents that if your bin/sack is not collected today:
  • Leave the bin/sack out and it will be collected as priority tomorrow (Friday 12 August)
  • If your waste or recycling has not been collected by 12 noon on Friday 12 August, please report to the council online at www.iwight.com/waste
If your waste or  recycling collection is usually on a Friday:

  • Please put your bin/ sacks out as usual at the kerbside.

Crews have been collecting as usual but due to the extreme temperatures and risk of heatstroke, they are being given extra water and other measures to deal with the heat throughout the day. 

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  • Isle of Wight Council’s waste partners Amey have temporarily suspended some resident bin/sack collections in Cowes today (Thursday 11 August) as temperatures have hit 30C and over.
  • This action is for the safety of its collection crews, due to the heatwave.
 
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