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:
Glass bottles and jars (green bank)
All colours and sizes, including:
- Coffee jars
- Sauce jars
- Wine, beer and spirit bottles
You do not need to separate the colours, this is done at the recycling facility.
Paper and cardboard (red bank)
- Shredded paper
- Directories and catalogues
- Cardboard boxes and packaging
Please put the paper and cardboard loose into the bank, not contained in plastic bags.
Cans and plastic bottles (blue bank)
- Drinks cans
- Food tins
- All plastic bottles
Please rinse out and remove the lids.
Charity banks (run and managed by different charities)
- Household textiles
- Books, CDs and DVDs (where available)
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:
- household furniture
- electrical goods
- garden waste
- hazardous household waste
These sites are run by Hampshire County Council.
For advice on opening times, locations and accepted materials please see the Hampshire County Council website.