Public Utilities

Gas
To report a gas or carbon monoxide emergency, or if a pipeline is struck (even if no gas leak has occurred) call the National Gas Emergency Service 24 hours a day on 0800 111 999 (calls are recorded and may be monitored).
0800 111999
General Recycling
Fortnightly service for newspapers, tins and bottles collected from roadside. For information:
01353 863864
Milton Recycling Centre, Butts Lane, Milton:
01223 860674
Bins for bottles (glass and plastic), cans, paper & clothes at Burwell: Village College & Ex-service Club Bins for plastic bottles at Tan House Lane Garden / vegetable / wood waste: Burwell Allotments Shredder Plastics / clothes / bottles: Tesco Supermarkets.
Water & Sewerage
At all times:
0800 145145
Bill enquiries:
0800 919155
Electricity
At all times:
01223 440221
Supply problems:
0800 783838
Energy Conservation
Insulate your home to save money and reduce CO2 emmisions. Arrange a no obligation survey of your home. Contact: HEAT Cambridgeshire Scheme:
08000930450
ECDC Energy Conservation Officer:
01353 616251
Power cut?
Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to keep your lights on but sometimes faults occur.
0800 3163105 (From Landline)

03333232105 (From Mobile)

Web
Text POWER and your postcode to 80876
Refuse / Recycling

Check Dates by Postcode/Address
Normal weekly collection on Thursdays or Fridays Large articles can be collected free of charge (not bathroom or kitchen fittings):
01353863864
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