Waste and Recycling

We've taken the difficult decision to suspend all food and garden waste collections in MK from Monday 26 July until further notice. We appreciate this is an inconvenience to residents. We’re doing everything that we can, with the support of our partner Serco, to maintain essential services as far as possible in these extreme circumstances. We hope to have the food and garden waste services restarted quickly and we will provide regular updates, giving as much notice as possible when the service restarts.

Some areas haven't had their refuse and food and garden waste collected today (23.7.21). Please bear with us, we are doing our best. Like many other workplaces, more of our staff are isolating because of COVID-19. Thank you for your understanding.

Areas affected:

Food and Garden waste collections (green bin)

Fairfields, Greenleys, Stony Stratford, Fullers Slade, Wolverton, Wolverton Mill, Old Wolverton, Two Mile Ash, Haversham, Whitehouse, Great Holm

Grange Farm, Crownhill, Shenley Church End, Loughton and Shenley Lodge


Refuse and Recycling collections

Greenleys, Shenley Church End, Shenley Lodge and Crownhill

Please put out your refuse, food and garden waste by 7:00am for collection tomorrow (24.7.21)


As part of making Milton Keynes cleaner, greener and safer, MK council collects waste and recycling weekly from residents, runs 3 household waste recycling

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centres and offers a bulky waste collection service. We also keep the streets clean, provide a ‘green’ education programme for our local schools and offer advice on litter picking, home composting and nappies. 

MK is also home to the UK's first purpose-built Materials Recycling Facility.




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