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Recycling Centres

Recycling doesn't stop at home. There are lots of items that can be taken to your local recycling centre.

Community Recycling Centres

Community recycling centres are located in frequently-used locations around the New Forest, such as car parks and supermarkets.

They have one or more of the following recycling facilities:

 Bank colourYes pleaseNo thanks
Glass bottles and jars Green

All glass bottles and jars, such as:

  • Coffee jars
  • Sauce jars
  • Wine, beer and spirit bottles

All colours

  • Drinking glasses
  • Kitchenware such as Pyrex dishes
  • Light bulbs
Mixed paper and card Red
  • Shredded paper
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Catalogues and directories
  • Cardboard boxes and packaging
  • Wrapping paper
  • Cartons
Food tins, cans and aerosols Bottles plastic Blue
  • Tins
  • Cans
  • Aerosols
  • Plastic bottles
  • Foil
  • Plastic tubs, trays and pots
  • Aerosols with a black cross or skull and crossbones on an orange background
Textiles Banks managed by charities

Please see guidance on bank but usually accept:

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Household textiles
  • Books, CDs and DVDs (where available)
Please see individual banks

Find your nearest recycling centre

These sites are for household waste only. They cannot be used for business or trade waste, please see Commercial waste - information and advice

Household Waste Recycling Centres (The Tip)

The tip can be used to dispose of or recycle a wider range of household items, which cannot be collected in the household rubbish and recycling collections.

Items may include:

Electrical Furniture Garden Waste
Light bulbs Wood and timber Household and garden chemicals

These sites are run by Hampshire County Council.

For advice on opening times, locations and accepted materials please see the Household Waste Recycling Centres

Have your say on the future of the Household Waste Recycling Centres

Hampshire County Council is holding a public consultation on the household waste recycling centre (HWRC) service from 2 June until 22 August.

Updated: 29 Jul 2015
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