08032024 - Statement about disruptions to bin collections

Cllr James Higginbottom, Cabinet Spokesperson for Environment and Highways, said: "Waste and recycling is a high-risk industry and we conduct annual training to make sure everyone is working safely. This has resulted in some disruption to service, for which we apologise to residents affected.

 "Waste management are working hard to clear the backlog and ensure that the service returns to normal as quickly as possible.

"If your bin has been missed, please leave it out and we’ll collect it as soon as we can. You don’t need to report this online or call our Contact Centre. You can see all the missed bins and the latest guidance on our website at barnsley.gov.uk/Alerts."

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