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Recycling centres switch to winter hours

Buckinghamshire Council's nine household recycling centres switch to winter opening hours on 1 October. That's 9am to 4pm.

Bill Chapple OBE, Buckinghamshire Council's Cabinet Member for Environment & Climate Change, said:

"Despite the additional safety precautions that are in place due to coronavirus, Buckinghamshire's household recycling centres continue to offer a comprehensive service for residents with the usual opening hours. The switch to winter hours - 9am to 4pm - happens every year on 1 October as the sites get quieter and the evenings get darker."

Days on which the sites are open does not change:

  • Amersham, Aston Clinton, Beaconsfield, Buckingham, High Wycombe and Langley are open every day.

  • Aylesbury (Rabans Lane), Burnham and Chesham close on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Additional rules continue to apply to keep everyone as safe as possible during coronavirus:

  • Only visit if you cannot use another disposal method such as the kerbside service.

  • Bring proof of address. Only residents who pay council tax to Buckinghamshire Council can use the sites. Slough Borough Council residents are able to use Langley and Burnham sites only.

  • Please don't arrive before the sites open.

  • Remember social distancing measures are now in place, this also means no assistance for unloading can be provided.

  • Only allow one person out of the vehicle whilst on site.

  • Come back another time if the site is busy. Long queues can cause traffic and block access to homes and businesses.

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