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Council tax and business rates outstanding balance issues

We are currently experiencing a technical issue affecting the outstanding balance shown for Council Tax and NNDR accounts online. We apologise for the inconvenience and are working to fix this issue as soon as possible.

Bin collection day and dates

Collection day calendar

We carry out alternate week collections for most properties in Preston.

Our bin collection day tool shows you when your bin will be collected over the year and is a useful reminder of when your collections will take place so you don't miss them.

Search for your bin collection day

To view your bin collection day and dates, search for the first line of your address and/or postcode, then select your property using the following tool:

Find bin collection day

Your bin must be out by 7am on collection day. Bins should be placed at the edge of your property for collection unless you have an alternative collection point.

Printed bin collection calendars

If you require a printed bin collection calendar, contact

Bank holiday collections

We collect on all bank holidays apart from:

  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Years Day

Further information of any changes to your bin collections over the festive period will be provided nearer the time.

Advice for putting out your bins and containers

For useful tips and advice for putting out your bins and recycling containers see bin collection top tips. If you have your waste collected in pink bags we also have advice for pink bag collections

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