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Kerbside Round 9 Collection Update – Thursday 28 March 2024


Please note that due to technical issues outside of our control, that we were not able to fully complete the kerbside collection for Round 9, mainly Campion Way area and Cronk Y Berry.


However, we will return tomorrow, Friday 29 March, to complete these areas.


For those homes who have not been collected, please either leave your boxes out tonight or, if taken in, place out for collection before 8.00 am tomorrow morning.


The Council does apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciate your patience with us.









Reminder about kerbside service for the coming Good Friday Bank Holiday - 29 March 2024


 For our Round 10 kerbside customers - as Good Friday for this Easter falls on Friday 29 March, the day for this kerbside collection has been amended, as per your Round 10 kerbside calendaer.


Collection day for the kerbside boxes will be to Monday 25 March - so if you want to have your kerbside recycle boxes/bags empited, please place out before 8.00am on collection day. 




Households covered by the scheme are provided with two or three recycling boxes and a shower-proof cover.


Please keep your box tidy and separate your items as it makes collection much easier:-


  • Glass in one box


  • Tin cans and plastics in another - or if you have space, keep these seperate


  • White paper, newspapers, grey cereal boxes in a bag


  • Brown cardboard in a bag or box


Note - we accept any plastic with the numbers 1, 2 or 5 inside the little recycle triangle that is usually stamped onto the plastic item. 


Please ensure your kerbside boxes are positioned at the curtilage of your property by 08:00 am on collection day.


Certain streets have already been assessed for suitability. If there are collections already taking place in your street it is likely that your address will be suitable.


For locations where no collections are currently being undertaken a site visit may be required to carry out a risk assessment. This is to ensure that the public and operatives will not be put at risk by the collection in a certain location.


Properties that are unsuitable for collection are as follows:


  • Where stopping the collection vehicle will block a crossing or junction;


  • Where stopping the collection vehicle will cause a major traffic delay on a main road;


  • Where there is any safety issue regarding the safe collection of material;


  • From large blocks of apartments where the siting of boxes for collection will cause a large obstruction;


  • Where the kerbside vehicle is unable to gain access.


If you are unsure whether your home is suitable for our standard collection service, please contact the Waste Services team. (See 'Contact Details') 






Frequently Asked Questions


Recycling Boxes

If you're looking to get started or require a new box you can acquire one by clicking the link below.


Send me my new box now!


What can i recycle?

There are many lists of recyclable materials but the rule of thumb is anything with this symbol is recyclable:




For additional information on what you can recycle try these resources:

Recycle for Mann


What about my green waste?

At the minute we don't offer a green waste collection service, however we do encourage people, where possible, to compost their green waste as it produces excellent compost.


The recycling centres provide large bins with separate compartments for glass bottles and jars, newspapers and magazines, food and drink cans, and aluminium foil and containers.


For more information see 'Useful Links' opposite.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find public recycling facilities in the Douglas area?

There are mini recycling centres located at Tesco's car park, the Grandstand, Shoprite in Victoria Road and the Eastern Household Waste Recycling Centre at Middle River industrial estate





Last modified on Thursday, 28 March 2024 16:40
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Contact Details

  • Waste Services
    01624 696445