Bin updates

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

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Our waste and recycling service is provided jointly with Chiltern District Council. Some links redirect to the Chiltern DC website.

Reported service problems 

Collections due Friday 15 November 2019

Delays to collections

Unfortunately we are experiencing delays to collections of mixed recycling and paper & cardboard around the Desborough area. If you are due a collection today that has not yet happened, please leave your containers presented for collection. The crews will be working late to try and finish their rounds. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Collections due Thursday 14 November 2019

Access Issues

The crews have reported the following roads as no access:

  • Salisbury Road, High Wycombe

Please leave your containers presented for collection as the crews will return as soon as possible. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Delays to collections

Due to several vehicle breakdowns, we are experiencing delays to collections in the following areas:

Mixed recycling and paper & cardboard

  • Bledlow Ridge
  • Radnage

General rubbish and food waste

  • Totteridge
  • Bourne End
  • Flackwell Heath

If you are due a collection today that has not yet happened, please leave your containers presented as the crews will be working late to try and complete these collections. Any collections they are unable to completed today will be made first things tomorrow. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Collections due Wednesday 13 November 2019

Access Issues

The crews have reported the following roads as no access:

  • Ferry Lane, Medmenham
  • Bakers Orchard, Wooburn Green

Please leave your containers presented for collection as the crews will return as soon as possible. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Delays to collections

The crews will be working late to complete collections of mixed recycling, paper & cardboard, garden waste and food waste in the following areas:

  • Princes Risborough

If you are due a collection today that has not yet happened, please leave your containers presented as the crews will be working late to try and complete these collections. Any collections they are unable to completed today will be made first things tomorrow. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Report a missed bin

Before reporting a missed collection

Please check there are no:

Check also 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