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Local tips (recycling centres)

Local tips (recycling centres)

Location and information

 

There are 2 rubbish tips near Wokingham Borough run by re3

  •  Longshot Lane, Bracknell, RG12 1RL
  • Smallmead, Island Road, Reading, RG2 0RP 

Who can use the local recycling centres

Re3 recycling centres can be used by residents of Wokingham, Reading and Bracknell Forest boroughs.

For normal residential cars:

  • Bring proof of ID (Identification) that confirms your address when you visit a re3 recycling centre. A driving licence photo-card or proof of address such as a Council Tax statement or utility bill will be accepted

For commercial and commercial type vehicles


Opening hours

  • 1 April to 30 September - 8am to 8pm
  • 1 October to 31 March - 8am to 6pm
  • Closed on Christmas Day

What can be disposed of at local recycling centres

Household waste with no charge

  • Car batteries, engine oil, household batteries and electrical items
  • Energy saving light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • Garden waste
  • Fridges, freezers and furniture
  • Scrap metal, timber and glass

Non household waste that will carry a charge for disposal

  • Soil and rubble
  • Plasterboard
  • Asbestos
  • Gas bottles

To find out more and to see details of charges see re3 website waste acceptance policy information.

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