This is the safest way to put your bin out in Sheffield amid coronavirus pandemic

Wondering what the safest way is to put your bin out for collection in Sheffield during the lockdown?

By Darren Burke
Thursday, 2nd April 2020, 12:53 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd April 2020, 3:06 pm

If you're worrying about setting foot outside your door or coming into possible contact with COVID-19, fear not for Recyle4Sheffield has issued some important guidelines to help people stay as safe as possible during the coronavirus lockdown.

Announcing on Twitter the correct way to leave your bin at the gate for collection, a Recycle4Sheffield spokesman said: “Help us to keep you and our crews safe by taking these simple precautions.

“Please wash your hands before putting your bins out and wipe the bin handles with soap & water, sanitiser or bleach.

This is the best way to put your bin out.

“Repeat after your bin has been emptied.

“Thank you.”

Recycle4Sheffield is part of Veolia which provides recycling and waste services for residents on behalf of Sheffield City Council. Please visit for services