Waste and Recycling

Alton Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

Omega Business Park
Alton
GU34 2QE

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

  • 01420 542572

Directions

Approaching from the A31, exit at the Holybourne roundabout into the old London Road. Turn left into Mill Lane and continue for approx. 1 mile. At the junction turn left into Wilsom Road, then take the first left into Omega Park.

Approaching from the town centre, turn into Lower Turk Street. After passing the brewery turn right onto Wilsom Road and turn left into Omega Park.

Postcode: GU34 2QE

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
  • Hazardous household waste eg. pesticides, white spirit, varnish and antifreeze
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Hazardous household waste - only five litres will be accepted per household per month.
  • 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

01420 542572