Central Bedfordshire Council - Household Waste Recycling Centres Closed

Published: 25 March 2020


All our Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closing immediately, until further notice.

The safety of customers and staff is very important, therefore in accordance with current government Coronavirus guidelines of avoiding non-essential contact, preventing a risk of infection to others, and only leaving the home when strictly necessary, the sites will be closed.

Any large items such as furniture, wood and metals that residents have should be held onto until the sites re-open. Do not put any electrical items in any of your bins at home.

Where possible residents should compost grass cuttings and hedge trimmings at home or alternatively keep your garden waste until sites re-open. For more information on how to compost visit our website.

Please do not leave any waste outside the recycling centres. This is classed as fly-tipping and is a criminal offence, for which offenders will be prosecuted.

Waste collections

Our waste collection staff are working hard to continue collecting waste. All services are currently operating as normal.

Please follow the government advice on how to store your rubbish if anyone in your household is self-isolating due to confirmed or possible coronavirus:

Personal waste (such as used tissues) and disposable cleaning cloths can be stored securely within disposable rubbish bags. These bags should be placed into another bag, tied securely and kept separate from other waste. This should be put aside for at least 72 hours before being put in your usual external household waste bin.

Other household waste can be disposed of as normal.