Advice on household waste and 50% off on composting bins

Published: 28 April 2020

Buckinghamshire Council is encouraging residents to compost green waste, whilst it works to resume garden waste collections. Visit recycle for Buckinghamshire’s website for tips on composting and to get 50% off compost bins.

Buckinghamshire Council is also urging residents to help prevent fly-tipping by being wary of anyone offering to take waste away, such as ‘a man and a van’ without checking first if they’re legitimate. It recommends that the best thing to do for now, is to store any excess general waste you might have that won’t fit into your kerbside collection.


However, if you want to pay a private contractor to take your waste away, please follow the SCRAP code to make sure your waste doesn’t end up being illegally dumped:


  • Suspect all waste traders
  • Check they are a registered waste carrier
  • Refuse unexpected offers to take away your waste
  • Ask what will happen to your rubbish
  • Paperwork must be given