SNOW UPDATE: What to do if your bin has not been emptied this week in Sheffield

Not all bins were emptied as scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday
Not all bins were emptied as scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday
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The snow and ice dumped on Sheffield this week by the so-called Beast from the East have played havoc with waste and recycling collections around the city.

As weather conditions begin to settle down, kerbside collections are beginning to get back on track, but many households are still waiting for their bins to be emptied.

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Veolia, the council's contractor, today said its crews were working hard to make collections where safe but the service may be affected again.

It issued the following advice for householders:

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* If your collection is due today, please put your bin/box out for collection as normal

* If your collection did not take place on Wednesday or Thursday, please leave your bin/box out, where safe to do so, until it has been emptied

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Sheffield's household waste recycling centres at Longley Avenue West, Beighton, Deepcar, High Green and Blackstock Road are all open as normal today until 4pm.

Waste collections in the city had been delayed yesterday due to safety concerns.

"We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will continue to review conditions and will keep you updated via our website," said Veolia.

For the latest on waste collections, visit You can also follow @Recycle4Shef on Twitter or call 0114 273 4567.