Eastleigh

Household Waste Recycling Centre

Open

  • Open 7 days a week, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day when this site is closed
  • 9am to 6pm 1 April to 30 September
  • 9am to 4pm 1 October to 28 February
  • 9am to 5pm 1 March to 31 March

Address

Stoney Croft Rise
Chandler's Ford

Eastleigh
SO53 3YU

Phone 02380 642764


Accepted

Aluminium

Can be placed in the non-ferrous metal container at your local HWRC.

Batteries

Household batteries can be recycled at all of the household waste recycling centres in Hampshire. Each site has a designated bin where all batteries should be placed.

Bedding and quilts and pillows and sleeping bags

These can be placed in the textiles bank available at most HWRCs.

Car batteries

Car batteries can be taken to your local household waste recycling centre for recycling and safe disposal. On arrival, please ask site staff who will be able to direct you to the appropriate container.

Cardboard

Large cardboard boxes and packaging can be recycled at your local HWRC.

Christmas trees (real)

Place in the green waste container at your local HWRC.

Electrical equipment

Electrical equipment can be taken to your local HWRC for recycling and safe disposal.

Fridges/freezers

Fridges and freezers can be taken to your local HWRC for recycling and safe disposal. Please ask a member of staff on arrival at the site about where to place the item.

Furniture

Furniture can be taken to your local HWRC, where it can be sold on for reuse if in good condition. Please ask a member of staff on arrival at the site about where to place the item.

Garden waste

Green waste can be taken to your local HWRC. From here it is taken then turned into Pro-Grow Soil Conditioner which is available to buy from all HWRCs.

Glass bottles and jars

All HWRCs have a bottle bank onsite.

Light bulbs

Energy efficient light bulbs and fluorescent tubes can be recycled at your local HWRC.

Mattress

Mattresses can be taken to your local HWRC for disposal. Place in the container for non-recyclable waste.

Mobile phones

Mobile phones can be taken to your local HWRC for recycling.

Scrap metal

Unwanted metal items from your household can be recycled at any HWRC in Hampshire.

Textiles

Most HWRCs have a clothing/textile and shoe bank for recycling and reuse. Includes all clothing, linen, curtains, shoes and other household textiles. Items should be bagged before placing in the bank. Even damaged textiles can be recycled and odd socks are still useful.

Wallpaper

Large amounts of wallpaper from your home can be taken to your local household waste recycling centre (HWRC) for disposal.

Wood

Treated, untreated and mixed wood can be reused or recycled at your local HWRC. Bulky items such as furniture can be sold in the on site sales area for reuse.

Restricted

Animal waste

A maximum of two bin bags can be deposited per person per day, and waste must be double bagged before disposal. If you have more than the accepted amount as stated, please contact a private disposal company.

Cooking oil

Cooking oil can be recycled at all HWRCs (except New Alresford) - please pour the cooking oil directly into the specified drum. No more than five litres per household per month will be accepted.

Chargeable waste

From Saturday 1 October 2016, HWRC DIY waste disposal will be charged.

Cash and card payments are accepted.

There is no limit to the amount of DIY waste you can bring.

Charges

Soil and rubble £2.50 for each standard rubble bag or part bag, or per individual item. For example if you bring a basin, a pedestal and a toilet cistern, then there will be a charge for 3 individual items, total £7.50

Plasterboard £10 for each sheet, £6 for each standard rubble bag or part bag. Sites have a dedicated container for plasterboard - please ask site staff for assistance.

Engine oil

Engine oil can be taken to your local HWRC. The oil must be deposited in a suitable sealed container, a maximum of 10 litres can be deposited per person per six months. If you have more than the accepted amount, please contact a private disposal company.

Fire extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are only accepted at HWRCs if the manufacturer is unable to take them back.

Gas bottles

HWRCs accept gas bottles up to 15kg in size, either propane or butane. SCUBA diving bottles or air cylinders are only accepted if no alternative disposal route can be used. Alternatively you may need to contact a private disposal company.

Paint

Paint can be taken to your local HWRC for disposal or recycling. Paint should be deposited in a suitable, sealed container. A maximum of five litres per person per month can be deposited. Where available at HWRCs, paint will be made available to community repaint schemes for reuse rather than disposal.

Plasterboard

From Saturday 1 October 2016, HWRC plasterboard disposal will be charged at £10 for each sheet and £6 for each 30 litre bag or part bag.

Cash and card payments are accepted.

There is no limit to the amount of plasterboard you can bring.

Sites have a dedicated container for plasterboard - please ask site staff for assistance.

Rubble

From Saturday 1 October 2016, HWRC soil and rubble disposal is charged at £2.50 for each standard rubble bag or part bag. For example if you bring a basin, a pedestal and a toilet cistern, then there will be a charge for 3 individual items, total £7.50

Cash and card payments are accepted.

There is no limit to the amount of soil and rubble you can bring.

Rubble must be brought to the site bagged or bucketed and emptied directly into the soil and rubble container.

Rubble is not accepted at New Alresford HWRC.

Soil

From Saturday 1 October 2016, HWRC soil and rubble disposal will be charged at £2.50 for each standard rubble bag or part bag.

Cash and card payments are accepted.

There is no limit to the amount of soil you can bring.

Soil must be brought to the site in bags or buckets and emptied directly into the soil and rubble container.

Soil is not accepted at New Alresford HWRC.

Not accepted

Ammunition

HWRCs are not licensed to accept ammunition or explosives. Please contact your local police station for advice.

Asbestos

From Saturday 1 October 2016, HWRC asbestos disposal will be charged at £12 for each sheet or part sheet.

Cash and card payments are accepted.

If you have small quantities of cement bonded asbestos sheets to dispose of, (no more than 15 sheets of approx size 120cm x 60cm), it can be taken to one of five Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in Hampshire that are specially licensed to receive this type of hazardous waste. No other type of asbestos is acceptable.

For health and safety reasons, all whole sheets should be wrapped securely in plastic sheeting and should be transported whole. Small or broken pieces should be double bagged and securely sealed when brought to the site. Avoid breaking the material where possible. For guidance on safe handling, contact the Health and Safety Executive on 0300 003 1747, or see: www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos.

Please note that you must phone in advance to pre-book acceptance and to check that the container is not full and awaiting emptying, or you may not be able to deposit your cement bonded asbestos.

The five licensed HWRCs are :

  • Andover: Phone 01264 353438
  • Basingstoke: Phone  01256 352984
  • Efford: Phone 01590 671874
  • Netley: Phone 02380 403960
  • Portsmouth: Phone 02392 387015

Diesel

Fuels are not accepted at HWRCs. Please contact a commercial disposal company or search for car breakers or garages in the Yellow Pages.

Explosives

HWRCs are not licensed to accept ammunition or explosives. Please contact your local police station for advice.

Flares

Flares are not accepted at HWRCs. If you have out-of-date or damaged flares, first contact the place where you bought the flares. They may operate a 'take back' scheme. If not, the Solent Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre are able to accept small amounts of out of date or damaged flares. Call first on 02392 552100, to find your nearest disposal site and its opening times. You'll have to deliver the flares to the disposal site at an agreed time.

Fuel - petrol or diesel

Fuels are not accepted at HWRCs. Please contact a commercial disposal company or search for car breakers or garages in the Yellow Pages.

Household and garden chemicals

This includes hazardous items such as white spirit, anti-freeze, oven cleaners, weed killers, insecticides, lubricants, and drain cleaners. Usually identified by a black and orange hazardous symbol on the packaging/bottle.

Hazardous household waste is accepted at 11 specially licensed HWRCs. Such items must be delivered in a suitable sealed container and maximum of five litres can be deposited per person per month.

Sites which accept hazardous household waste:

  • Alton
  • Andover
  • Basingstoke
  • Bordon
  • Farnborough
  • Marchwood
  • Netley
  • Segensworth
  • Winchester
  • Southampton
  • Portsmouth

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed and soil contaminated with it and some other controlled plants cannot be accepted at sites under any circumstances. Please contact the Environment Agency for disposal advice via their website or call 0370 8506506.

Medicines

Medicines can be returned to your local dispensing chemist for safe disposal.

Pesticides

This includes hazardous items such as white spirit, anti-freeze, oven cleaners, weed killers, insecticides, lubricants, and drain cleaners. Usually identified by a black and orange hazardous symbol on the packaging/bottle.

Hazardous household waste is accepted at 11 specially licensed HWRCs. Such items must be delivered in a suitable sealed container and maximum of five litres can be deposited per person per month.

Sites which accept hazardous household waste:

  • Alton
  • Andover
  • Basingstoke
  • Bordon
  • Farnborough
  • Marchwood
  • Netley
  • Segensworth
  • Winchester
  • Southampton
  • Portsmouth

Petrol, oil, and other fuels

Fuels are not accepted at HWRCs. Please contact a commercial disposal company or search for car breakers or garages in the Yellow Pages.

Tyres

Tyres can no longer be disposed of in landfill sites, and will not be accepted at our sites. They should be taken to a local garage or tyre and exhaust centre where they will be disposed of safely (a small charge may apply). When you purchase new tyres the garage may take the old ones. They could also be taken to a car breakers, but ring first to check.

White spirit

White spirit can be taken to 11 of the household waste recycling centres in Hampshire.