Latest information for Gloucestershire Residents re Coronavirus


Double bag and wait before you bin – take extra measures during Coronavirus

Gloucestershire County Council Press Release 23-03-2020 02:17 PM GMT

If you’re self-isolating due to Coronavirus (Covid-19) you need to ‘double bag’ your used tissues and disposable cleaning cloths and keep separate to your other household waste for 72 hours before putting in your external bins for collection.

Follow the guidance on the Public Health England website if anyone in your household suspects they have Coronavirus.

Other household waste can be disposed of as normal.

Schools are only open for vulnerable pupils / children of key workers

Further details available on the Gloucestershire County Council website and from individual schools.

Schools will not be tweeting or posting individual closure messages via the GCC website until further notice.

Covid-19 Schools Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of some of our frequently asked questions relating to Covid-19 and schools

Household Recycling Centres Closed

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on the evening of Monday 23 March that everyone should stay at home to save lives, we have closed all household waste recycling centres with immediate effect.

Cotswold District Council has stopped all Green Bin Collections

Collection of Green Bin Garden Waste has been suspended from 26 March 2020, until further notice due to a number of waste collection staff being required to self-isolate. Please do not attempt to take your Garden waste to any of the County Council’s Household Recycling Centres, as these are currently closed.

Please check the CDC website for details of special arrangements in place during the Coronavirus outbreak.




If you would like to keep up-to-date with the Government information as it comes out then you can sign-up to their Covid-19 response bulletin.