Radio Jackie News banner

107.8 Radio Jackie - Bulletins aired each hour

Saturday, 23 October 2021

People in Hounslow are seeing “severe disruptions” to waste and recycling collections.

The council has issued an apology and says the issue is down to “unforeseen circumstances.”

Anyone who has had a collection missed,  is being encouraged to report it online so it can be re-booked. 

Cllr Guy Lambert, Cabinet Member for Highways, Recycling and Companies said:

"We are currently experiencing disruption in waste and recycling collections across the borough. The pandemic and shortages of qualified HGV drivers have caused exacerbating strain on our excellent Recycle 360 workforce.

This extraordinary pressure resulted in a short interruption to our full waste and recycling service yesterday which is now resolved. The Council and Recycle 360 are working together to effectively respond to the ever increasing demand in the service.

"Despite these challenges we will work hard to continue to provide a regularly uninterrupted service just like we did throughout the pandemic.

"Recycle 360 crews have already commenced work to catch up with every missed collection across the borough. The delay yesterday will regrettably cause some delays for other residents as we work through the backlog. Crews will continue to make collections throughout the week including the weekend.

"Residents are advised to present their bin and recycling boxes for collection on the normal day of collection and leave it out until it has been collected.

"We recognise that delays are frustrating and we're sorry for disruption where it has occurred.

"If your collection has been missed please report it using our online form via our website."

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:12 pm  

Top of Radio Jackie News page here.

RJ Home button

One of many reasons why we are so useful to South West London... our very own news team bringing you stories that are relevant to you and your area.
If you have a press release or would like to send in news then pop off an e-mail to [email protected]

radio Jackie News Twitter
Follow Jackie News at

Listen to Jackie's latest News and Travel
Radio Jackie Latest News  Radio Jackie Latest Travel
News Team - - Local news 24 hours a day

news reader
Lucy Mayer
Lucy is the News and Travel Editor. Find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Luke Williams
Luke spends his free time playing synthesisers and watching old sitcoms. Journalism helps remind him of the 21st century.

news reader
Chloe Norman
Chloe presents both news and travel - find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Alex Loveridge
Alex loves watching tennis at Surbiton and Wimbledon and also plays a bit too. He swims at Richmond, but not in the Thames.

news reader
Mike Oban
Mike enjoys playing and watching sports and is a budding football coach.

news reader
Jacqui Kerr
Jacqui enjoys all sports and has had a go at most! She loves talking, current affairs, music, and walking her polar-bear-sized dog.

news reader
David Walker
David´s philosophy is you only live once so go out and grab every opportunity no matter how small.

news reader
Sharmeen Ziauddin
Sharmeen is a massive foodie who lives in Epsom. When she is not working, cooking or looking after her three kids, cat and rabbit she loves going for long walks in the park and looking for cafes with great coffee.

news reader
John Beesley
John lives in Hounslow. He enjoys beer and singing with barbershop quartets and choruses, though not necessarily in that order.

news reader
Emily Dexter
Emily is creative and has wide-ranging interests.

news reader
Annabel Smith
Annabel grew up in Molesey. You can often find her cycling (badly) along the tow path by the river in Kingston or walking her dog Scout in Bushy Park.

news reader
Clare Whitehead
Clare is a playwright, an experienced voiceover artist and the narrator of several audio books. She loves dogs and ballet!

news reader
Catherine Entwistle
Catherine loves volunteering at the Riding for the Disabled centre in Teddington, going on long country walks, and having a glass of wine with friends.

news reader
Jiji Ahn
Jiji can often be found visiting galleries, trying new cuisines and researching the latest trends and stories.
If you are researching a news story from the past our archive goes back over many years.
Please email [email protected] with any enquiries.