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CRANFIELD BIN COLLECTIONS
The Central Bedfordshire Council's website has lists of streets and collection days and can be consulted (see below).
WHICH BIN?
The grey lid bin is for general rubbish that is not recyclable.The green lid bin is for recyclable material. Green garden bins (click here to order one) are for garden rubbish.The small brown bin is for food waste bagged in green plastic bags (supplied). A smaller brown bin to collect the food waste is supplied for your kitchen.
NOTE: THE GARDEN WASTE SERVICE IS NOW CHARGEABLE. Read the Latest News panel.

Full details on what can (and can't) be recycled go to:-
www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/waste/landing.aspx

and view this video What Plastics can be Recycled?

CENTRAL BEDS TIDY TIPS are open
See full details on booking a time slot, restrictions and rules on the Central Beds webpage here.

CRANFIELD COLLECTION DAY IS MONDAY* (early am)
Any changes to the collection day are advised at Christmas time by means of a ticket attached to your bin.

The official list (by street) of which bin(s) to put out can be seen on this webpage:-
www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/waste/bins/collection-day.aspx

To request a replacement bin telephone 0300 300 8302.

The small brown food waste bin is emptied every week. The other bins are emptied on alternative weeks. See the graphic above which shows which bins are due for collection next. You can have Garden waste collected at the same time as the recycling bin if you subscribe to the chargeable service (see above).
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NOTE: The garden waste collection is suspended for several weeks during the winter.

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This information is for residents of the main Cranfield Village*. If you live on the outskirts of  the village your collection day/and bin type might not be the same.
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Alternatively take your Garden refuse to
Ampthill Tidy Tip. No charge.
Note that ID checks are now made. Details of opening hours and acceptable proof of residence are available here:-
www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/tidytips

A Bottle Bank is available in the car park of the Co-op (ex Budgens) in the High Street.  They are emptied every week. If they are full please don't leave bottles on the ground.

 

These are the various glass types accepted:-

Caps can be left on bottles and lids on jars.

 

Please dont place kitchenware glass such as drinking glasses or Pyrex dishes, vases, any kind of ceramics, lightbulbs, mirrors or sheet glass in the bottle banks. Please take them to the Ampthill Tidy Tip and place them in the general rubbish containers.

Central Beds council are now charging 55 p.a. (per bin) for the garden waste collection.  You can pay for extra bins if you wish. A smaller green bin is also available. For more details and how to get an annual permit to stick to your bin(s) see:-
https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/garden-waste
 
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