Hillingdon waste weekends go weekly
Thursday 23 January: Hillingdon Council's popular waste weekends at West Drayton have been extended to offer even more recycling opportunities for residents.
The waste weekends, which had been running once a month since 2009 at Railway Sidings, Tavistock Road, UB7 7QT, will now be held every weekend between 9am and 4pm (up to 5pm during summer).
The waste weekends create a pop-up civic amenity site in West Drayton, where residents can bring a variety of items including cardboard and paper; electrical appliances; garden waste; mattresses; televisions and computer display screens, textiles (clothes and shoes) and much more.
The facility is free to use and residents need to show their HillingdonFirst card or proof of address when they arrive at the site.
Cllr Philip Corthorne, Hillingdon Council Cabinet Member for Housing and the Environment, said: "Our waste weekends have been extremely well received since they were introduced in 2009. Therefore we have taken steps to extend these to provide more recycling options for residents and to allow more people to use the facility."
The site is in addition to Harefield Civic Amenity Site, New Years Green Lane, UB9 6LX, which is open Monday to Sunday and bank holidays (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day), 8am to 4pm (8am to 6pm during summer).
Hillingdon offers a range of recycling services including free, easy-to-use weekly waste and recycling collections, waste and recycling centres, and a free bulky waste collection service for all residents www.hillingdon.gov.uk/rubbishandrecycling