Commercial waste collections over Christmas and New Year period

Find out about the changes to commercial waste collection days over the festive period.

Changes to commercial collections of refuse, recycling and cardboard

Normal collection dayRevised collection day
Monday 23 DecemberMonday 23 December
Tuesday 24 DecemberTuesday 24 December
Wednesday 25 DecemberFriday 27 December
Thursday 26 DecemberSaturday 28 December
Friday 27 DecemberMonday 30 December
Monday 30 DecemberTuesday 31 December
Tuesday 31 DecemberThursday 2 January
Wednesday 1 JanuaryFriday 3 January
Thursday 2 JanuarySaturday 4 January
Friday 3 JanuaryMonday 6 January
Monday 6 JanuaryTuesday 7 January
Tuesday 7 JanuaryWednesday 8 January
Wednesday 8 JanuaryThursday 9 January
Thursday 9 JanuaryFriday 10 January
Friday 10 JanuarySaturday 11 January

Changes to commercial waste sack collections in Guildford town centre

Grey refuse sacks in town centre

  • Grey refuse sacks will continue to be collected from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Monday to Friday - except on Wednesday 25 December.
  • Please place grey sacks outside your shop front by 7.30pm.
  • We will collect in the evenings of Thursday 26 December and 1 January.

Blue recycling sacks in town centre

  • There will be no changes to daytime collections for the blue recycling sacks.
  • Collection as normal on Friday 27 December and Friday 3 January.
  • Please put out sacks by 9.30am.

Cardboard collections in town centre

  • Collection on Tuesday 24 December.
  • No collection on Thursday 26 December.
  • Collection on Tuesday 31 December.
  • Collection on Thursday 2 January.
  • Please put out cardboard by 9.30am.

Commercial glass collection

  • Monday morning collections are not affected.
  • No collection on Friday 27 December  - collection will be on Saturday 28 December instead.
  • No collection Friday 3 January - collection will be on Saturday 4 January instead.

Further information

If you need any further information, or would like to buy sacks, please email the Commercial Team on or call them on 01483 444499.