Bulky waste collection service 'temporarily suspended' in Bassetlaw

The bulky waste collection service in Bassetlaw has been suspended.

Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 8:29 am

Bassetlaw Council said a combination of self-isolation, testing positive for Covid and long-term illness has forced the service to be temporarily suspended.

The local authority added that it is facing ‘significant staff shortages’ in its waste and recycling collection crews.

A spokesman said: “As a result we have a large back-log of bulky waste items to collect from residents who have already made bookings with us.

Bassetlaw Council has temporarily suspended its bulky waste collection service.

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"Regrettably, this has forced us to temporarily suspend taking new requests for bulky waste collections in order to allow us to clear this back-log .

“If you have already booked and paid for a bulky waste collection and have received confirmation, we will strive to collect this within our current seven to 10 day timescales, however, you may experience a minor delay.

“We are sorry for this temporary loss of service and will inform residents as soon as we are able to accept new requests for bulky waste collections.”

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