Families are being reminded that there are no changes to Durham County Council’s bin collections over the August bank holiday.
Rubbish and recycling will be picked up as normal, on the usual collection day, during the week commencing Monday 29 August.
Garden waste will also be collected for those who have signed up to the scheme.
To find out when bin collections are scheduled, residents should visit the My Durham section of the council website, enter their postcode and house number, and download a calendar of pick up dates.
Bins should be put out for collection by 7am and for information on which items should go in which bin visit www.durham.gov.uk/whatgoeswhere