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What can you recycle at our centres?

What can you recycle at our centres?

  • Batteries
  • Books
  • Cans
  • Card and cardboard
  • Catalogues and brochures
  • CD and DVD discs
  • Computers / laptops*
  • DIY waste / rubble and building materials
  • Electronic and electrical equipment
  • Flat glass (Hempsted HRC)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Foil
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles (see below)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Household and garden chemicals
  • Ink cartridges
  • Junk mail
  • Light bulbs (low energy and traditional)
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Oil - cooking oil (max 5 litres per visit please)
  • Oil - waste engine oil
  • Plastic bottles
  • Scrap metal
  • Shoes
  • Special waste (see below)
  • Spectacles
  • Telephone directories
  • Televisions and monitors
  • Textiles and clothes
  • White goods - washing machines, fridges/freezers
  • Wood and timber
  • Yellow Pages



 What else can I bring to the centres?

Please note You can bring other household waste to our centres (e.g. mattresses, garden furniture etc) but we are unable to recycle it at present.

*Computers and laptops brought to the site will NOT be securely destructed. If you are concerned about personal data on your machine it is strongly advised that you remove any hard-drives and securely destroy them before recycling them at our sites.

Please note that Swindon Road Household Recycling Centre is operated on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council and opening hours and the materials accepted differ.  For more details please visit Swindon Road Recycling Centre

Special waste

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What can't you bring to our recycling centres?

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