Biffa – Industrial Action – update 11.5.22

The following are services that will be operating in full or in part today:

  • Rubbish collections – Approximately half of the rounds scheduled to empty rubbish bins today are working.  Please put your rubbish bin out if you are due a collection today. If it is not emptied please leave it in place for three working days as efforts are being made to catch up on missed rubbish collections.  If its remains uncollected after this, please take it back in and use the link below to our questions and answers to find out what to do.
  • Clinical waste and sharps box collections – operating as normal
  • Bulky Waste Collections – operating as normal
  • Bin deliveries and exchanges – operating as normal
  • Street litter bins and dog waste bins – operating as normal


The following are services that will not be operating today:

  • Approximately half of the rubbish collections (see above)
  • Garden Waste Collections
  • Recycling Collections


We appreciate this is an inconvenience and concern to residents and we apologise for this situation while Biffa and the GMB union continue to negotiate to reach a fair settlement.