Ranked: The best and worst areas of Edinburgh for bin collections according to residents

Persistent problems with overflowing bins and missed uplifts saw satisfaction with Edinburgh’s refuse collections, street cleaning and recycling fall significantly, according to the latest survey of residents’ views.

Thursday, 16th May 2019, 6:16 pm
Bin refuse collection satisfaction levels are at a 15-year low.

The Edinburgh People's Survey revealed that just 59 per cent of residents across the city said they were happy with bin collections – the lowest satisfaction rate in the past 15 years. Here, we look at which neighbourhoods in the Capital are most and least satisfied with their bin collection service by council ward area.

68 per cent of residents in this ward were satisfied with their bin collection service - the highest in the city.
67 per cent of residents were satisfied with the service.

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66 per cent were satisfied
64 per cent were satisfied
63 per cent of residents were satisfied
61 per cent of residents were satisfied
60 per cent of residents were satisfied with the refuse collection service.
59 per cent of residents were satisfied.
58 per cent of residents were satisfied.
58 per cent of residents are satisfied with their local service
Sharing the same score with two other wards, 58 per cent of residents in Liberton/Gilmerton are satisfied with their bin collection service.
56 per cent of residents are satisfied with the service in Leith.
55 per cent of residents in the Leith Walk ward are satisfied with their refuse collection service.
52 per cent of residents are satisfied.
52 per cent of residents are satisfied in Sighthill/Gorgie.
51 per cent of residents are satisfied in ward 2.
51 per cent of residents in Forth ward are satisfied with their bin collection service.