Waste services (all areas)

Due to the developing situation and latest advice regarding COVID-19,  waste services are currently operating with a reduced number of staff. We are working hard to minimise any disruption and will prioritise refuse and clinical waste collections.

Visit the 'COVID-19 Waste guidance' page for information on home composting, storing waste and how to manage your waste during this unprecedented disruption.

This page is updated regularly, changes are listed below – services not mentioned are currently unaffected:

Aylesbury Vale area waste collections

  • No disruption to services

Chiltern area waste collections

  • No disruption to services

Wycombe area waste collections

  • No disruption to services

South Bucks area waste collections

  • No disruption to services

Household recycling centres

Some recycling centres have reopened with more planned to open next week.
Before you visit our sites please:

  • Carefully consider if your trip is essential. Only visit if you cannot store your waste or use another disposal method.
  • Bring proof of address. Only Buckinghamshire residents will be allowed to use the sites.
  • Check waiting times online and don't arrive before the sites open.
  • Remember social distancing measures are now in place, this also means no assistance for unloading can be provided.
  • Do not bring a trailer, the permit system is still in place, but trailers will not be accepted at sites
  • Only allow one person out of the vehicle whilst on site.

OPEN - Amersham, Aston Clinton, Buckingham, Beaconsfield and High Wycombe sites are open seven days a week, 9am-6pm. 

CLOSED - Aylesbury, Burnham, Chesham and Langley sites are closed but will reopen at 9.00am on Friday 29th May.

The sites look and feel different since reopening so we have answered some For more information visit the Household Recycling Centre pages.