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Coronavirus: Updates and information

We are adapting our services as the situation changes. For details and to find out how to get help or volunteer to help others, visit our 'Coronavirus: Help for communities' page. Please follow the official NHS and government advice.

Green bin collections suspended until further notice

These services are to be suspended between 23 March and 4 May to allow crews to concentrate on emptying blue and black bins

Customers asked to not take items to recycling points

These cannot currently be emptied so please do not take items to recycling points until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Find a recycling point

This map shows the recycling points in Cambridge. Full information about what can be recycled at each point is listed below the map.

There are also household recycling centres (‘tips’) at Milton and Thriplow.

  • Blue markers: Recycling points

Recycling points information

Adam and Eve Street

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and
  • Plastic bags ( empty) wrapping and film. No black bags.

Arbury Court

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Textiles and shoes

Byron Square

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Shoes
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bags (empty) wrapping and film. No black bags.

Campkin Road

  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Plastic bags (empty) wrapping and film. No black bags.

Castle Park

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bags (empty) wrapping and film. No black bags.

Cherry Hinton Hall

  • Textiles and shoes

Chesterton Road

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Plastic bags (empty) wrapping and film. No black bags

Church Street: Chesterton recreation ground

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Shoes
  • Textiles

Coldham's Lane: Beehive centre

  • Books, tapes and discs
  • Textiles and shoes

Colville Road

  • Batteries and lightbulbs
  • Shoes
  • Textiles

Fawcett Road

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Plastic bags (empty), wrapping and film. No black bags
  • Small electrical items (anything with a plug or battery, up to 29cm along its largest side)

George IV Street

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Textiles and shoes

Glebe Farm Drive

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Plastic bags (empty), wrapping and film. No black bags
  • Small electrical items (anything with a plug or battery, up to 29cm along its largest dimension)

Gwydir Street

  • Shoes

Hauxton Road: Waitrose

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Books, tapes and discs
  • Cardboard
  • Textiles and shoes

Hawkey Road

  • Cardboard
  • Food and drink cans, aerosols and clean foil
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, white paper and white envelopes
  • Paper-based cartons
  • Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • Plastic bags (empty), wrapping and film. No black bags
  • Small electrical items (anything with a plug or battery, up to 29cm along its largest dimension)

Hills Road Sports Centre

  • Textiles and shoes

Howard Road: Barnwell Baptist Church

  • Books, tapes and discs
  • Textiles and shoes

Kilmaine Close: Outside Daily Bread

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Shoes
  • Textiles

Lammas Land

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Books, tapes and discs
  • Textiles and shoes

Newmarket Road: Tesco

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Textiles and shoes

Northfield Avenue: The Ship public house

  • Batteries and light bulbs
  • Books, tapes and discs
  • Textiles and shoes

Osprey Drive

  • Small electrical items (anything with a plug or battery, up to 29cm along its largest side)
  • Textiles and shoes

Pool Way: Abbey pool complex

  • Batteries and lightbulbs
  • Shoes
  • Textiles

St Catherine's Road: Meadows Community Centre

  • Books, tapes and discs
  • Textiles and shoes

Stretten Avenue

  • Shoes
  • Textiles

Wulfstan Way

  • Textiles and shoes