Waste and Recycling

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Opening times have changed at recycling centres

From 1 April 2015 opening times at Hampshire’s household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) have changed to reflect peak usage.

The new opening hours are:

  • 1 April to 30 September: 9am to 6pm*
  • 1 October to 28 February: 9am to 4pm
  • 1 March to 31 March: 9am to 5pm*

*Efford HWRC will continue to close at 4.30pm during Spring and Summer in line with the site’s planning conditions.

In selecting the revised opening hours, a balance has been sought between delivering cost savings to the County Council at a time of severe financial constraints, and maintaining a valuable service to householders.

  • 23 January 2015:  Changes to waste recycling centre opening hours
    Opening hours at Hampshire's 24 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will be changing from 1 April 2015. [Read full press release]


How are we doing?

Hampshire's vital statistics..

  • Around 40% of household waste recycled or composted.

  • More than 90% of household waste diverted from landfill!

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