Revised waste collections for the festive period
During the Christmas and New Year period, revised dates will be in place for waste and recycling collections in the borough.
The revised collection dates are:
Usual Collection Date Revised Collection Date
Monday 24 December No change
Tuesday 25 December Thursday 27 December
Wednesday 26 December Friday 28 December
Thursday 27 December Saturday 29 December
Friday 28 December Monday 31 December
Monday 31 December Wednesday 2 January 2019
Tuesday 1 January 2019 Thursday 3 January
Wednesday 2 January Friday 4 January
Thursday 3 January Saturday 5 January
Friday 4 January Monday 7 January
Monday 7 January Tuesday 8 January
Tuesday 8 January Wednesday 9 January
Wednesday 9 January Thursday 10 January
Thursday 10 January Friday 11 January
Friday 11 January Saturday 12 January
Normal scheduled collections will then resume as of Monday 14 January 2019. Your calendar can be found on our website.
Bins must be out, ready for collection by 7am. If your bin is not collected on the revised collection day, please ensure you use our ‘report it’ option on our website at www.havant.gov.uk within 24 hours.
The Garden Waste Collection Service will be suspended between Monday 24 December 2018 and Friday 4 January 2019.
Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Havant Borough Council’s customer service centre can be contacted with questions or queries during its festive opening hours on 023 9244 6019 or by visiting www.havant.gov.uk .
The Public Service Plaza, Havant will be open:
Monday 24 December – 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 25 December – offices closed (Bank Holiday)
Wednesday 26 December - offices closed (Bank Holiday)
Thursday 27 December – 9am to 5pm
Friday 28 December – 9am to 5pm
Monday 31 December - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 1 January – offices closed (Bank Holiday)
Wednesday 2 January - 9am – 5pm – normal opening hours resume
For emergencies relating to Havant Borough Council services outside these hours, please call 07850 358156 or visit www.havant.gov.uk/outofhours.
In the event of extreme weather conditions residents should put their bin out for collection and we will collect as soon as is possible. Information and updates regarding this will be posted on our website at http://www.havant.gov.uk/ and social media platforms at regular intervals.