Refuse and recycling collections will take place a day later during the Christmas and New Year period due to the bank holidays on Monday 26 December, Tuesday 27 December and 2 January.

Medway Council announced in April that refuse and recycling collections in Medway will not be affected by bank holidays, apart from during the Christmas and New Year break.

For more information contact Customer First by phoning 01634 333333 or emailing

Revised Collection dates

Normal Collection Day Revised Collection Day

Mon 26, December Wednesday 28, December
Tues 27, December Wednesday 28, December
Wed 28, December Thursday 29, December
Thurs 29, December Friday 30, December
Fri 30, December Saturday 31, December
Mon 2, January Tuesday 3, January
Tues 3, January Wednesday 4, January
Wed 4, January Thursday 5, January
Thurs 5, January Friday 6, January
Fri 6, January Saturday 7, January

More localised details of collection times over the festive period are included in recycling calendars sent to homes across Medway and at