These bags are to cover the period from April until mid-August, when the new 180-litre black wheeled bin collections will start.
A new leaflet will be delivered with the blue bags to explain the changes in detail and provide helpful tips on how to get ready and to recycle more.
Some households will not be moving to the new service, and their rubbish and recycling collections will continue to be weekly. They include:
Flats with communal bin stores – can use any plastic bags, so won’t get any blue bags
Properties with no space at all for wheeled bins – will get 54 blue bags delivered
Properties on narrow lanes which regular waste collection vehicles cannot get to – will get 54 blue bags delivered