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Recycling facilities throughout the Borough are currently sited at over 30 locations.

Gosport Recycling Banks (PDF) [15KB]

What can I recycle at a recycling bank?

Glass bottles and jars e.g. wine, pasta sauce, jam. Please give these a quick rinse first, and please don't include any other types of glass e.g. drinking glasses / pyrex. Lids should be placed in your domestic rubbish bin;
Clothing and textiles - bagged, clean clothing in any condition (including underwear) which will be either reused or recycled into materials such as loft insulation or mattress stuffing. These recycling banks are managed by charities;

  • Hampshire Search and Rescue (for more information on this charity click here);
  • Traid (for more information on this charity click here) 
  • Byronswell (for more information on this charity click here)
  • Salvation Army (for more information on this charity click here);
  • Oxfam (for more information on this charity click here);
  • British Heart Foundation (for more information on this charity click here)
  • Morrisons Foundation (for more information on this charity click here)
  • Asda Tickled Pink (for more information on this charity click here)

Shoes - Managed by the charities above plus the European Shoe Recycling Company (for more information on this charity please click here);
Food tins, drinks cans and aerosols (please give these a quick rinse first and ensure aerosols are empty. Lids should be placed in your household rubbish bin.);  
Books and music (including CDs, DVDs, videos, tapes, vinyl records - pre-recorded, purchased items only please - no blank tapes / videos). 

Batteries - Batteries can pose a serious fire risk if disposed of carelessly. Used batteries should be taken to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) or to a battery collection point often found in supermarkets, DIY stores and many other public places. click here to find your local collection point.

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) - Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is generally, anything with a plug, battery or cable including. click here to find out more about how to safely dispose of these items.

Where is my local recycling bank?

Please visit www.recyclenow.com and use the online Post Code search facility to locate your nearest site.

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