Tuesday, 22 October 2019
A winter break for all garden waste collections in Central Bedfordshire
Once again, in 2019 there will be a winter break for all kerbside collections of household garden waste across Central Bedfordshire.
Tuesday, 10 March 2020
You helped us name our gritters….now it’s the turn of our new recycling trucks!
We’ve 34 new waste and recycling trucks for Central Bedfordshire…can you help us name them all?
Wednesday, 22 April 2020
Garden waste collections to resume
We’re planning to restart collections of garden waste from next Monday, April 27 operating a normal service.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Drawings, gifts and praise lift spirits among bin crews
Residents have been doing their bit to lift the spirits of our hard-working bin crews with colourful children’s drawings and gifts of sweets and biscuits.
Thursday, 7 May 2020
Tidy tips set to reopen for essential visits by appointment only
All 4 sites to re-open on Monday, 11 May.
Monday, 3 August 2020
We'll be rolling out garden waste recycling bins from mid-August
This initiative follows our 2018 waste consultation, which revealed that residents were overwhelmingly supportive of recycling and wanted the option to recycle more of their garden waste.
Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Get your free garden waste bin
Let us know if you'd like a bin for your garden waste; you can still keep your sacks, too!
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Residents praised for recycling efforts during Recycle Week
You thanked our waste collection crews during lockdown, with pictures, cards, presents and friendly waves; now we want to thank you for continuing to recycle as much as possible during the pandemic.
Monday, 12 October 2020
Veolia awarded new waste contract
With the current contract for collecting black bins coming to an end, we've awarded the new contract to Veolia.
Monday, 19 October 2020
A break for all garden waste collections for the winter in Central Bedfordshire
Once again, there'll be a winter break for all kerbside collections of household garden waste across Central Bedfordshire.
Monday, 2 November 2020
Central Bedfordshire Council joins national fight against “zombie batteries” in bid to tackle waste collection fires
We are urging residents to “join the fight against Zombie batteries” in a bid to tackle the growing number of fires caused by carelessly discarded dead batteries.
Thursday, 12 November 2020
We're rolling out food waste recycling in the south of Central Bedfordshire
Starting next week, we'll be rolling out a new weekly kerbside food waste recycling service to houses in the south of Central Bedfordshire.