THE way recycling, food waste and residual waste is being collected in the Arfon area is changing.

Gwynedd Council says new arrangements are coming in from November 4. They will see changes to shift patterns, with waste collections over five days instead of six.

The same workers will be responsible for specific rounds. Changes have been made to some rounds with Saturday collections. Houses and flats affected will receive a pack through the post explaining the new schedules.

Councillor Catrin Wager, Gwynedd Council’s Cabinet Member, with responsibility for Highway and Municipal Services, said: “I’m pleased that these changes are to be introduced in Arfon next. I am confident that we’ll see similar success to that experienced in Dwyfor.

“I urge local people to keep an eye out for the letters and make sure that they understand the changes ready for when the new system is introduced on November 4.

"The changes will not apply to all homes in Arfon, so not everyone will receive information through the post.”

The council has organised an extra waste collection for homes who would otherwise not get their green wheelie bins / black sacks collected for more than three weeks.

Similar changes were introduced in Dwyfor earlier this year and will be rolled out in the Meirionnydd area early in 2020.