National Recycling Week
16th June 2015
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In honour of National Recyling Week - 22nd to 28th June 2015; a guide to recycling in Winchester. Be sure not to skip this one!

Winchester Household Waste Recycling Centre is in The Bar End Industrial Estate near the Park & Ride. The postcode is SO23 9NP. It is open all year except for 25th and 26th of Dec and the 1st of Jan. Telephone number : 01962 868523

Opening times vary seasonally:

  • 9am to 6pm: 1st April 2015 - 30th September 2015
  • 9am to 4pm: 1st October 2015 - 28th February 2016
  • 9am to 5pm: 1st March 2016 - 31st March 2016

There is a pdf to the right of this text listing types of waste accepted.

Alresford's Recycling Centre: Prospect Rd SO24 9QF

Bishop's Waltham's Recyling Centre: Clayland's Rd SO32 1BH

Here are some handy tips on how to recycle at home:

Things to recycle: 

  • Newspaper
  • Greeting cards
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Cans and tins
  • Phone directories
  • Plastic bottles (no lids)
  • Domestic empty aerosols (without the skull and crossbones or the black cross symbols)

All recycling needs to be placed in the green bin; loose, dry and clean. Wash out glass jars and put in glass buckets.


Things not to recycle:

  • Tetra packs
  • Tissues + tissue paper
  • Polystyrene
  • Wrapping paper
  • Hard plastics
  • Food waste 

Collection days:

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