Glass collection and glass recycling

What goes in?

You can recycle empty glass bottles or jars of all colours shapes and sizes including:

  • wine and beer bottles
  • food bottles and jars including sauce and jam jars
  • coffee jars
  • pharmaceutical bottles

Please leave lids and bottle tops on as they will be sorted and recycled.

What stays out?

  • drinking glasses
  • window pane glass
  • ceramics
  • Pyrex
  • crockery
  • light bulbs and thermometers (these can be recycled at your local tidy tip)
  • mirrors
  • spectacles

Glass collection

We provide a box for collecting glass bottles and jars to the areas below. We collect this fortnightly on the same day as your refuse collection, except for Caddington and East Hyde.

  • Aley Green
  • Barton-le-Clay
  • Billington
  • Bushmead (Luton)
  • Butterfield Green
  • Chalgrave
  • Chalton (near Dunstable)
  • Eaton Bray
  • Eggington
  • Heath & Reach
  • Hockliffe
  • Kensworth
  • Pepperstock
  • Sharpenhoe
  • Slip End
  • Stanbridge
  • Streatley
  • Studham
  • Sundon
  • Tebworth
  • Tilsworth
  • Toddington
  • Totternhoe
  • Whipsnade
  • Wingfield
  • Woodside

Caddington has a Thursday glass / Friday refuse collection.

East Hyde has a Monday glass / Tuesday refuse collection.

If your village or town is not listed, please take your glass bottles and jars to a bottle bank.

Order a box for glass

Find out how to order a box for glass.