Household waste recycling centre (or tip) - managed by Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council has made a decision to stop funding permits for residents in the north of the borough to use West Berkshire’s Household Waste Recycling Centre in Newtown.

This means nearly 5,000 residents who currently have a permit would no longer be able to use this facility to dispose of their waste and recycling from 1 August 2020. These residents would need to use the Hampshire County Council tips at Andover or Basingstoke.

We have asked Hampshire County Council and West Berkshire Council – who are responsible for Household Waste Recycling Centres - to rethink this decision and find a solution that meets the needs of our residents in the north of the borough, reduces unnecessary travel and supports our Climate Emergency targets to be a carbon neutral borough by 2030.

For the time being, those residents with permits can continue to use the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Newtown through the booking system and we will provide updates when we have them.

Coronavirus - changes to household waste recycling centres

HCC has opened its household waste recycling centres for residents who cannot store waste safely at home. They are open every day from 10am to 6pm.

For all enquiries, please contact recycling@hants.gov.uk as Hampshire County Council manage the household waste recycling centre in Basingstoke.

Book an appointment to visit your household waste recycling centre

To visit the HWRC, you need to book an appointment, please visit the HCC book an appointment to visit your household waste recycling centre webpage.

Restrictions on what the centres will accept

The centres are also not accepting some materials. For details, please see the household waste recycling centres information on HCC's website.

Opening hours and locations

The HWRC in Basingstoke is on Wade Road. For details on finding the tip and opening times, please take a look at the Household Waste Recycling Centre page.

The site is open seven days a week, all year except 25, 26 December and 1 January.

For full details of charges and a list of items that can be accepted, please visit the waste prevention and recycling page on the HCC website.

Apply for a commercial vehicle permit (vans and trailers)

If you have a van or a commercial vehicle please see the information about the Household Waste Recycling Centre Permit Scheme.

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