1st October - Winter Opening Hours

All sites move to winter opening hours, 9am-4pm, from Monday 1st October to 31st March. 

Waste Permit Scheme

1. Apply for a waste permit

Most visitors do not need a permit. Buckinghamshire Council uses a permit system to allow residents to visit the sites with large vehicles/trailers, in commercial vehicles and on foot. The permits help the Council manage the sites and deters businesses from disposing of their waste illegally.

All permits are free and you will need a permit if you are:

  • using a commercial vehicle such as  a pick up, van, minibus (8-11 seats) or flatbed truck
  • disposing of asbestos 
  • using a trailer bigger than 0.9m x 1.2m
  • on foot

Rules for permits

  • Site staff can refuse entry to residents who need a permit but do not have one. Apply before you visit the recycling centre
  • All waste brought to the site must be from the permit holders home.
  • The householder who applied for the permit must be there when the waste is brought to the recycling centre.
  • Once the time limit has run out on your permit, you must renew before you visit again.
  • No business waste allowed to disposed of using a permit. Business customers can visit the business waste pages for more information.
  • Some vehicles are still banned from the sites, visit the Access and site restriction page to find out more.

How to get a permit?

  1. Click on the "apply" button below and create an account.
  2. You can then apply for your permit and future permits.
  3. Your e-permit will be sent via email with a QR code.
  4. Present the QR code to HRC site staff (either in electronic or paper format) for validation before depositing waste.
  5. Review your permit online so you can extend if you need to.

Apply for a waste permit

Hertfordshire and Slough residents

Residents from the Tring and West of Tring area of Hertfordshire can use Buckinghamshire's Aston Clinton Household Recycling Centre.  Residents from Slough can use Buckinghamshire's Burnham and Langley Household Recycling Centres.

Trailer limits

All trailers larger than 1.2m x 0.9m require a permit. Trailers up to 1.8m x 1.2m are accepted at all sites, they must be no higher than 60cm. Larger trailers (up to 2.4m x 1.8m) are accepted at Aston Clinton, Amersham, Aylesbury, Beaconsfield and High Wycombe sites only.  

 

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Last updated: 18 August 2020

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