Local Recycling Sites
Bedford Borough Council currently operates a network of 68 sites
where residents can recycle glass, clothes, shoes and paper. These
sites are located across the district in a variety of easily
For a list of local sites please click
These sites are provided by the Council for household waste only; waste produced as a
result of business activity (trade waste) should not be recycled in
Please do not leave excess waste on the floor at these sites;
any excess waste could pose a safety risk to children and animals,
and could be classed as fly tipping.
Recycling banks at St John's Street Car Park in Kempston have been
replaced with a larger ‘skip’ bank. This container holds more
glass, and is much less susceptible to damage.
Where is my nearest local recycling site?
To find your nearest site use Bedford Borough Council's
online maps. Use the instructions below to help.
- Read and agree to the Copyright Information.
- Click on the 'On the Map' tab button.
- Click 'View map layers' in the left-hand sidebar menu.
- Scroll down and select 'All recycling sites' or filter by
What if my local recycling site is full?
If banks at your local site are full please do not leave your
recycling next to them. Call Customer Services on
01234 718060 or email us at email@example.com to
report the full bank and we will arrange for it to be emptied.