Hartley Wintney

Household Waste Recycling Centre

Open

  • Until further notice:
  • 10am to 6pm 1 April to 30 September
  • 10am to 6pm 1 October to 29 February
  • 10am to 6pm 1 March to 31 March

Address

Springwell Lane Hartley Wintney Hook RG27 8BW Phone 01252 843742

Please be aware that this site has steps. If you require assistance, please ask a member of site staff.

Accepted

Aluminium

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

Baths

Baths can be taken to your local HWRC for disposal. Please see site staff for guidance on which container to use.

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 items can be taken to your local HWRC for disposal. Please see site staff for guidance on which container to use.

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. Please place newspapers, magazines and paper in your kerbside recycling bin instead.

Carpets

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

Christmas trees - real

Place in the green waste container at your local HWRC.

Electrical equipment and appliances

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

Foil

Foil can be recycled at any HWRC in Hampshire.

Fridges/freezers

Fridges and freezers can be taken to your local HWRC for recycling and safe disposal. Appliances should be brought whole, with no parts removed.

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.

  • Halogen lightbulbs should be disposed of in the non-recyclable waste bin.
  • LED light bulbs should be placed in the small electrical appliances container.

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.

Printer cartridges

Printer cartridges 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.

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.

Note: A maximum of five litres per household per month will be accepted.

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.

Halon fire extinguishers are not accepted at Waterlooville, Paulsgrove, Havant or Andover HWRCs.

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.

Note: A maximum of five litres per month per household can be deposited.

Sinks and toilets

Ceramic sanitary ware including sink basins, pedestals and toilet cisterns can be taken to your local HWRC for disposal. There is a charge for these items as for all rubble.

Costs and ways to pay

Rubble is charged at:

  • £3 for each standard rubble bag or part bag, up to a maximum of 53.5 x 82cm (when laid flat), filled so that the waste is contained and can be safely lifted
  • £3 per individual item of standard sized sanitary ware

For example if you bring a basin, a pedestal and a toilet cistern, then there will be a charge for 3 individual items, total £9.

Oversized items such as ceramic double bowl sinks, draining boards and large shower trays may be subject to an additional charge.

Cash and card payments are accepted.

There is no limit to the amount of rubble you can bring. Rubble includes construction and demolition materials such as stone, rubble, clay, concrete, bricks, blocks, sand, tiles, paving slabs, and ceramic bathroom suites. There will be no charge for crockery or clay/terracotta flower pots.

Safe disposal

Rubble should be brought to the site bagged and filled so that the waste is contained and can be safely lifted. Sites have a dedicated container for soil and rubble - please ask site staff for assistance.

Rubble 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

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, HWRCs are not accepting chargeable waste: soil, rubble, asbestos and plasterboard.

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.

Note: a maximum of five litres can be deposited per month per household.

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.

Note: a maximum of five litres can be deposited per month per household.

Sites which accept hazardous household waste:

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

Plasterboard

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, HWRCs are not accepting chargeable waste: soil, rubble, asbestos and plasterboard.

Rubble

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, HWRCs are not accepting chargeable waste: soil, rubble, asbestos and plasterboard.

Soil

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, HWRCs are not accepting chargeable waste: soil, rubble, asbestos and plasterboard.

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.