The Council says that it will work today to try to clear the backlog of waste collection in the City.
The backlog has developed due to “social distancing” issues while garden waste volumes have been very high following the recent suspension of collections.
The Council web site says, “
Latest waste service update
Friday 15 May
All scheduled household waste collections have been made, including outstanding collections from Thursday 21 May.
We were unable to collect recycling from a number of areas due to operational restrictions to do with Covid-19.
- New Earswick
- Nether Poppleton
- Upper Poppleton
This recycling will be collected on Saturday 23 May. Please present your containers for collection by 7.00am.
We were unable to collect garden waste from a number of areas due to the large amount to be collected and capacity issues.
- Clifton Without
We’ll attempt to return for these collections as follows:
- Poppleton on the evening of Friday 22 May or Saturday 23 May
- Acomb, Clifton Without and Rawcliffe on Saturday 23 May
Please present your containers for collection by 7.00am.
All outstanding garden waste from Thursday 21 May has been collected”.