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Bin updates

We publish updates about missed collections and your waste and recycling service here.

Changes to waste services due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) - Updated 15/01/2021

Food Waste

The food recycling collection service is operating normally.

Garden Waste

The garden waste collection service is operating normally.

Recycling (mixed and paper & card)

The recycling service is operating normally.

General rubbish

The general rubbish service is operating normally.

Medical Waste (including COVID-19 waste)

Sharps and sack collections are occurring as business as usual for residents who already have this service set up. Customers should request collections as they usually do (sharps only).

Schools who are conducting lateral flow testing should dispose of tests in their general rubbish bins. Please double bag all tests before disposal.

For information on how to dispose of waste from possible cases of COVID-19 and cleaning of areas where possible cases have been (such as disposable cloths and used tissues), visit: COVID-19 waste

Bulky waste

The bulky waste collection service is operating normally, however, slots for collections are limited. Bookings can be made online or by calling customer service on 01494 586 550.

Following government guidelines on social distancing, our crews will only collect items from the edge of your property boundary. We will not enter any property to collect items. We will not assist in moving items. To protect our crews, please do not book this service if any persons in your household have diagnosed or suspected Covid-19 symptoms.

For more information visit: Bulky waste

Household Recycling Centres (HRCs)

Please visit the Household recycling centres page for more information and read the guidance before visiting.

Bin deliveries

The bin delivery service is operating normally. 

Fly tip removal

We are currently prioritising the removal of fly tips that are imminently dangerous to life or health. The removal of non-urgent fly tips is likely to be delayed.


Collections Update 

There will be some changes to collection dates over Christmas and New Year. Please see My bin collection day page for further details.

Saturday 16.01.2021 (14:30pm)

Recycling and waste crews are carrying out collections but delays are likely due to the snow and icy conditions on footpaths. Please leave your bin(s) presented as we will be collecting tommorow (Sunday 17.01.2021). You do not need to report a missed collection if your road is listed below:

Bourne End

•          Furlong Close

•          Furlong Road

•          Oakfield Road

•          Soutbourne Drive

•          Thames Close

•          The Rosery

•          Waldens Close

•          Walnut Tree Close

•          Walnut Way

•          Wharf Lane



•          Amersham Road

•          Hearn Close

•          Manor Close

•          Manor Road

•          Overdales

•          Penn Road

•          Pine Hill

•          The Woodlands

•          Tudor Road

•          Wynn Grove


High Wycombe

•          Alexandra Road

•          Bank Street

•          Bowden Lane

•          Charnwood

•          Chestnut Avenue

•          Clarendon Road

•          Cock Lane

•          Cromwell Road

•          Hill Street

•          Jubilee Road

•          Kitchener Road

•          Knights Templar Way

•          Olympic Way

•          Orchard Road

•          Peatey Court

•          Pinions Road

•          Romsey Way

•          Spring Gardens Road

•          Upper Green Street

•          Wallingford Gardens

•          West Minster Close


Little Marlow

•          Marlow Road

•          Monkton Lane

•          Pound Lane

•          Pump Lane North

•          Pump Lane South

•          Sandford Gardens

•          Sheepride Lane

•          The Moor

•          Winchbottom Lane



•          Bowling Green

•          Collyer Road

•          Cooper Court Road

•          Homefield Close

•          Parrs Road

•          Slade Road

•          The Common


Tylers Green

•          Bartons Road

•          Channer Drive

•          Chepping Close

•          Elmshott Close

•          Greenacres Lane

•          Hillcroft Road

•          Hillside Road

•          Kings Ride

•          Kingswood Avenue

•          Kingswood Road

•          Kite Wood Road

•          Long Orchard Drive

•          Nash Place

•          New Road

•          Rays Lane

•          Russell Close

•          Silverdale Close

•          Southcote Way

•          St Johns Avenue

•          St Johns Close

•          St Johns Road

•          Taplin Way

•          The Dell

•          The Greenway

•          The Pines

•          The Thicket

•          Woodside Way


Before reporting a missed collection, please check that:

  • paper and cardboard was in your paper box, not inside your blue recycling bin
  • your recycling was loose and not wrapped in plastic bags or bin liners
  • the correct container was placed at the edge of your property boundary before 7am there are no scheduled service changes, including bank holidays

  • there isn’t a label attached to the bin explaining why it was not collected 

Report a missed bin

Missed bin reports for Wycombe are managed on the Chiltern area website:

Report a missed binIn the Wycombe and Chiltern area