Some Recycling Centres are open following social distancing guidelines. Check opening times before you visit.

Please only visit if you really need to.

Odd and even number plate system will be in place.   You can only visit the Recycling Centres on certain days depending on your vehicle number plate.

If you go, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times

Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Read important information before you visit

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Choose to reuse

Pots, tubs and trays
Reuse pots, tubs and trays - great for crafting and gardening.
Storage containers
Make the most of your freezer, batch cook meals and portion them into containers.
Shopping bags
Keep one in your bag, the back of your car, in your coat pocket – so you always have one on hand when you do your essential shop.
Batteries
Save money and swap single use batteries to rechargeable ones

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Homemade compost
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Cat under duvet
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