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Separate Chiltern and Wycombe area food waste collections to restart from 13 December

From this date households should put out their food waste in its separate brown bin on their usual collection day. Nov 2021

Buckinghamshire’s Reuse Revolution picks up pace as 500 tonnes are donated

Buckinghamshire Council and its waste and recycling partner FCC Environment have issued a thank you to all of the residents who have been involved in the ‘Bucks Reuse Revolution’ by donating their preloved items. Nov 2021

Change in cardboard recycling collections in South Bucks area

The majority of residents living in the South Bucks area should now all have received a new 44L recycling box.The new boxes have been introduced because of a change in the way cardboard is being collected. Oct 2021

Hit daytime TV show filmed at Bucks recycling centre

The hit daytime BBC One TV show Money for Nothing is currently being filmed at FCC Environment’s High Wycombe and Beaconsfield Household Recycling Centres, that the company runs on behalf of Buckinghamshire Council. Sep 2021

Join the fight against zombie batteries

Buckinghamshire is taking part in the national Take Charge campaign which urges consumers to join the fight against 'zombie' batteries by only recycling dead batteries using specialist battery recycling services and keeping them out of the general rubbish or recycling. Aug 2021

Charity re-use shop staff given a ‘knight’ to remember

Stunned staff at a charity re-use shop were given a ‘knight’ to remember - when a suit of armour was handed in as a donation. Aug 2021

Are you binning your cash?

Almost one fifth of the food we buy ends up in the bin, most of it because it simply wasn’t used in
time. Jul 2021

More and more of us recycling food

Join the thousands of people in Buckinghamshire recycling their food at home. Jul 2021

A big thank you for High Heavens recycling crew

Local charity Seerah Today has thanked the staff at the High Heavens Household Waste and Recycling Centre as part of the national Thank You Day initiative designed to ensure everyone who deserves a thank you gets one! Jul 2021

Grow to Give, now there’s food for thought

Buckinghamshire Council is proud to be supporting ‘Grow to Give’, a community food initiative providing fresh, locally grown food to food banks and community fridges across Buckinghamshire. June 2021

Disposable barbecue danger alert at home and in parks and open spaces

Dangers from throwaway barbecues have prompted warnings from Buckinghamshire Council and Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service. June 2021

Great British Spring Clean

Buckinghamshire Council is proud to once again be taking part in and supporting Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean: the country’s biggest mass action environmental campaign. May 2021

Be smart and make a swap

Residents in Aylesbury are being encouraged to make one small change in their lives to benefit the environment, as part of a new initiative being supported by the council. May 2021

10 tips to avoid food waste 

Wasting food feeds climate change, so check out these top tips to help you reduce food waste and lessen the impact on the the climate. Apr 2021

Make your metals matter

A new county-wide campaign, Metal Matters, is being rolled out across Buckinghamshire to encourage households to recycle more. Mar 2021

Keep Crushin' It

If there’s good to be found in Lockdown, it’s that many of us have had time to stop, pause and think about how we do things. Feb 2021

Aston Clinton reuse shop to reopen -

Buckinghamshire Council, FCC Environment and South Bucks Hospice are pleased to announce that the re-use shop at the Aston Clinton household recycling centre will reopen on Monday 22 June. June 2020

Repair Revolution

There is a repair revolution gathering pace in Buckinghamshire and the County Council is encouraging more people to take part and maybe even start one themselves in their local area. Mar 2020

Softcat volunteers leave charity purring with delight after shop rejig

Customers seeking a bargain at the High Heavens Household Recycling Centre could be left purring with delight – thanks to the efforts of a team of volunteers from Softcat. Jan 2020

Recycling centre satisfaction remains high despite changes

A new survey shows that 98% of visitors to Buckinghamshire's household recycling centres remain satisfied with the service they receive, despite changes that were brought in on 1 April 2019 to help the service reduce costs. Nov 2019

Deal with man in cafe lands hotel manager in court

34-year-old hotel manager from Hillingdon, pleaded guilty on two counts of failing in his duty of care in relation to a large volume of waste found dumped in Iver Heath Oct. 2019

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