St Neots recycling centre direction sign.

St Neots recycling centre, Marston Road, St Neots, PE19 2HB.

These are our nearest recycling centres:

  • Croydon
  • Gamlingay
  • St Neots (pictured right and above)

There are also these – but because Hatley is in Cambridgeshire, these sites, outside the remit of the County Council, may not accept your rubbish.

  • Bedford
  • Biggleswade
  • Royston – not open Thursday and Friday

South Cambs District Council has a list of recylcing centres (debatable of how up-to-date it is) and other information on recycling.


Croydon

Queen Adelaide

Recycling banks, accessible at all times, in the pub’s car park:

  • Paper – newspapers, magazines, junk mail, directories, catalogues.
  • Glass bottles and jars.
  • Clothes and shoes – for Planet Aid.

Information checked 26th July 2018.


Gamlingay

The Eco Hub

Stocks Lane
Gamlingay Stocks Lane
Gamlingay
SG19 3JR

01767 651 226.

The side gate is open at all times.

Recycling banks, accessible at all times, in the car park:

  • Plastic bottles – such as milk bottles (polyethylene terephthalate ( PET)), most drinks bottles (high density polyethylene (HDPE)), and shampoo bottles etc (polyvinyl chloride (PVC)).
  • Clothing and shoe bank – clean clothes, shoes in pairs, bric-a-brac – for Oxfam.

Information checked 26th July 2018.


St Neots

Household Waste Recycling Centre

Unit 3
Marston Road
St Neots
PE19 2HB

01480 354 355.

Opening times

Seven days a week, all year round
8.00 am to 6.00 pm – entrance gates shut 10 minutes before closing time.

For a map and latest list of items accepted see the Cambridgeshire County Council website.

The site is run by Recap.

Information checked 26th March 2019.


Bedford

Household Waste Recycling Centre – next to Bedford Athletics Stadium:

Barkers Lane
Bedford
MK41 9SB

01234 354 917

Opening times

Seven days a week, all year round
9.00 am to 5.00 pm – entrance gates shut 10 minutes before closing time.
Late night opening until 7.00 pm – SATURDAY ONLY – 1st April to 30th September.

The site is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. It closes at 1.00 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

For a list of items accepted at the site, please check with the Bedford Borough Council website.

Information checked 26th March 2019.


Biggleswade

Household Waste Recycling Centre / Tidy Tip – opposite Sainsbury’s fuel station:

Bells Brook
Biggleswade
SG18 0NA

01767 313 684

Opening times

Seven days a week, all year round
9.00 am to 5.00 pm – entrance gates shut 10 minutes before closing time.

The site is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. It closes at 1.00 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

For latest list of items accepted see the Central Bedfordshire Council website.

Sainsbury’s, Biggleswade

Bells Brook
Biggleswade
SG18 0NA

01767 317 587

There are three recycling bins in the car park at Sainsbury’s supermarket, accessible at all times –

  • Books and music bank – books, records, tapes, CDs, videos – for the British Heart Foundation.
  • Clothing bank – clothes, curtains, shoes, blankets, sheets – for the British Heart Foundation.
  • Shoes – for the Variety Club.

Information checked 26th March 2019.


Royston

Household Waste Recycling Centre

Note  It is not open on Thursday and Friday.

Beverley Close
off York Way
Royston
SG8 5HF

Website. This will take you to the Wasteware website.

Directions

From the Old North Road going past the Tesco roundabout towards Royston town centre, turn right at the next roundabout into York Way, then look for sign to the left. It’s not far from the Royal Mail sorting office.

Opening times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.
8.00 am to 4.00 pm
Closed Thursday and Friday as well as Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year’s day; open on all other Bank Holidays.

Tesco, Royston

Old North Road
Bassingbourn
Royston
SG8 5UA

0345 677 9582

As of June 2018, Tesco removed ail the recycling banks in its car park. No news as to if or when they will be reinstated.

Inside the store there is a cabinet for recycling thinks like ink-jet cartridges – it’s along the wall overlooking the car park.

Page checked / updated 26th March 2019.