New Forest District Council are expecting severe service disruption to refuse & recycling collections over the next few days or weeks.

In anticipation of this, we recommend taking the following measures:

1. Minimise your waste, eat any leftovers

2. Appropriately wrap and freeze, until refuse collection day, any food waste which cannot be composted in your own garden

3. Wash and dry food packaging before throwing in the bin

This will minimise unpleasant odours and attraction of vermin.