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COVID-19 Help protect our bin collectors – safe disposal of waste

Anyone asked to self-isolate either as a precaution or because they are confirmed to have coronavirus (COVID-19) should follow this advice:

  1. Put your waste in a plastic rubbish bag and tie it up when full. This is especially important when disposing of tissues and cleaning cloths.
  2. Put the plastic bag in a second bin bag and tie this up.
  3. Make sure this is stored in a suitable and secure place away from children and pets. Keep all waste stored for at least 72 hours before putting it out for collection.

Full guidance on the correct storage and disposal of waste to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading.

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