Nicola Sturgeon has announced a phased "route map" for lifting current lockdown restrictions, here is what it will mean for recycling centres and bin collections. 

Measures will first be eased from May 28 if the rate of infection or the R number remains below 1. 

In her speech on Thursday, the First Minister confirmed that waste and recycling services would be amongst those to resume during the first phase.

Recycling centres 

The public has been eager for recycling centres to reopen after a country-wide rise in fly-tipping during the lockdown. 

However, it is expected recycling centres in Glasgow will not reopen before June 1. 

 Following a meeting of council leaders, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) emphasised that all centres will need to assure they can maintain social distancing between the staff and the public. 

While previously travel to recycling centres would be discouraged due to not falling under "essential travel", from May 28 travel restrictions will ease slightly. 

The public will be permitted to travel short distances for outdoor leisure as long as they remain within their local community.

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Brown bin collection

Collection of brown bins for garden and food waste in Glasgow had been reintroduced on May 11.

The collection will continue to take place fortnightly.

Glasgow City Council has discouraged people from placing waste at the side of the bins despite excess waste that may have accumulated while the service was suspended. 

Other suspended collection services

Glass bin collection, food waste collection and bulky waste collection were all suspended from March 25. 

Residents can still use public collection points for glass waste as long as they follow social distancing rules. 

The Glasgow City Council has yet to confirm a date for the return of these services. 

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Collections continuing as normal

General waste and blue recycling bin collections have not been affected and will continue to be carried according to usual schedules.