Mini recycling sites

There are lots of sites in Bedford Borough where you can recycle various items such as glass bottles and jars, textiles, shoes, and paper.

Find your nearest local recycling site

Find your nearest site on the table below or go to our online maps, select the 'layers' icon (the second icon beneath the logo) and select 'recycling sites'. 

Report a full or overflowing recycling bank

Please tell us if any of the recycling banks are full and/or overflowing.

Email and include all the following information:

  • The type of recycling bank that needs emptying – whether it is glass, textiles or card/paper.
  • The site location including road name.
WardLocationPostcodeGlassTextilesShoesPaper, card
BrickhillAvon Drive ShopsMK41 7AFYesYesYes 
BrickhillCarron Road Car ParkMK41 7YAYesYesYes 
BrickhillBrickhill Drive ShopsMK41 7QFYesYesYes 
BrickhillWoodlands Park Car ParkMK41 7GAYes   
CastleBus Station, Greenhill StreetsMK40 1LXYes   
CastleLurke Street, opposite LidlMK40 3HSYes   
CastleMidland RoadMK40 1DH  Yes 
CastlePrebend Street Car ParkMK42 9BXYesYes  
CauldwellBunyan Centre, Mile RoadMK42 9TSYesYes  
CauldwellMorrisons, Ampthill RoadMK42 9JPYesYes  
De ParysGoldington Rd Bedford (top of St Peters St) MK40 3LHYesYesYes 
De ParysRobinson Pool Car Park, Foster Hill RoadMK40 2JZYesYesYes 
GoldingtonChurch Lane Shops and Community CentreMK41 0PWYesYesYes 
KingsbrookTesco, Cardington RoadMK42 0BGYesYesYesYes
NewnhamPriory Country Park, Barkers LaneMK41 9SHYesYesYesYes
NewnhamTesco, Riverfield DriveMK41 0SEYesYesYesYes
NewnhamHWRC, Barkers LaneMK41 9SBYesYesYesYes
PutnoeLibrary Walk (off Putnoe St Car Park)MK41 8HFYesYesYes 
PutnoeMowsbury Park Car Park, Wentworth DriveMK41 8QBYesYesYes 
PutnoeMowsbury Park Car Park, Kimbolton RdMK41 8AHYesYes  
Queens ParkOld Ford End RoadMK40 4JUYesYesYes 
SouthSouthfields Centre, Southfields RdMK42 7NRYesYes  
SouthAddison Centre, Bedford RoadMK42 8PNYes   
NorthHillgrounds RoadMK42 8RGYesYesYes 
EastSaxon Centre, Bedford RoadMK42 8PPYes   
EastSt Johns Street Car ParkMK42 8EPYesYesYes 
WestLidl, Ridge RoadMK43 9BSYes   
BiddenhamThree Tuns PH, Main RoadMK40 4BD YesYes 
BromhamStevington Country Walk, Park Road MK43 8JUYes   
CopleFive Bells PH, Northill RoadMK44 3TUYes   
Cotton EndThe Bell PH, Bell LaneMK45 3ADYes   
ElstowPark and RideMK42 9XFYesYes  
Great DenhamPark and Ride Car Park, Kingswood RoadMK40 4GRYesYes  
HarroldHarrold CentreMK43 7JDYesYesYes 
Lt. StaughtonTop End FarmMK44 2BYYes   
Milton ErnestGarden Centre, Radwell RoadMK44 1SHYesYes  
New CardingtonBeauvais SquareMK42 0GEYesYes  
RavensdenHappy ShopperMK44 2RF YesYes 
RiseleyRiseley Village Hall, Gold StreetMK44 1EGYes   
SharnbrookA6 Northbound layby, North of Mill RoadMK44 1PXYes   
ShortstownSkateboard Park, Southcote/Village hallMK42 0FBYes   
StevingtonLangcroft Farm lay-by off Court LaneMK43 7QSYes   
StewartbyStewartby Way shopsMK43 9LJYes   
StewartbyHansons Local Centre, Clay AvenueMK43 9SUYes   
TurveyPictshill Lay-byMK43 8BSYes   
Upper DeanThree Compasses PHPE28 0NEYes   
WilsteadLayby nr Duck EndMK45 3HPYes Yes 
WixamsLakeview School Car ParkMK42 6BHYesYes  
WoottonRecreation Ground Car Park, Church RoadMK43 9HTYes   
WoottonFolkes Road shopsMK43 9TEYes