Hampshire County Council has informed us that the Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Portsmouth will need to be closed for essential maintenance. This is currently planned for 17 March to 30 April 2023 (subject to weather conditions and the time it takes to do the work). 

While the facility is closed, our provider’s bin lorries - and the lorries from other council areas that use the site - will need to take their loads to alternative locations. 

This is likely to mean that it takes longer for crews to tip their load and return to the area they are working in. 

The crews will do their best to complete collections on your scheduled collection day, but it is likely that some collections will need to carry over to Saturdays during this time. 

If you haven’t already, please sign up to bin updates for your area and encourage your neighbours to do the same. 

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