Collections that were due to take place on Monday 19 September will move to Tuesday 20, and this will continue through the week, with Friday’s collections taking place on Saturday 24.
Cllr Martin Round, Maidstone Borough Council Lead Member for Environmental Services said:
Altering the day people have their rubbish collected is not something we usually do as ordinarily our refuse collectors work on a Bank Holiday however, these are exceptional circumstances. Our dear Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral is such an historic moment we need to give all of our staff and contractors the opportunity to pay their respects. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, and collections will return to their normal day from Monday 26 September.