Waste and Recycling

Fair Oak Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

Knowle Lane
Fair Oak
SO50 7DZ

Opening times

  • 8am-7pm from 1 April to 30 September
  • 8am-4pm from 1 October to 28 February
  • 8am-5pm from 1 March to 31 March

Recycling centres are open seven days a week all year round, excluding 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Telephone number

  • 02380 694541

Directions

From the village centre, take the B3037 (Mortimers Lane) towards Upham. At the crest of the hill turn right into Knowle Lane – the site is on the right hand side.

Approaching from the east along the B3037, continue past the golf centre and turn left into Knowle Lane. The site is on the right hand side.

Postcode:  SO50 7DZ

What you can recycle

  • Animal waste (domestic animals only)
  • Batteries - car batteries
  • Batteries - disposable household batteries
  • Clothing
  • Electrical and electronic items
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Furniture
  • Garden waste (green waste only)
  • Gas bottles (propane and butane only)
  • Glass - bottles and jars
  • Garden waste
  • Lightbulbs (low energy type only)
  • Metal items
  • Newspapers, magazines and cardboard
  • Oil - engine oil
  • Paint
  • Plasterboard
  • Soil, rubble and DIY waste
  • Wood and timber

Accepted

  • Plasterboard (small amounts only)

Not accepted

  • Hazardous household waste - only accepted at 11 specially licensed HWRCs in Hampshire
  • Cement bonded asbestos (accepted at Andover, Basingstoke, Efford, Netley and Portsmouth)
  • Trade/business waste

Site restrictions

  • Animal waste - only two double-bagged bin liners will be accepted per household per day.
  • Paint - only five litres will be accepted per household per month.
  • Soil and rubble - only the the equivalent of a medium-sized car boot full of waste (approximately the contents of six 30 litre bags) will be accepted per household per month.
 

Opening hours

8am-7pm from 1 April to 30 September

8am-4pm from 1 October to 28 February

8am-5pm from 1 March to 31 March

HWRCs are open seven days a week all year round, excluding 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Telephone number

02380 694541