- Address: Wood Walton Road PE28 4JH
- GPS: 52.4123148,-0.21702444232788
- Phone: 01480 414796
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monday 8:00am - 4:50pm
- Tuesday 8:00am - 4:50pm
- Wednesday 8:00am - 4:50pm
- Thursday 8:00am - 4:50pm
- Friday 8:00am - 4:50pm
- Saturday 8:00am - 4:50pm
- Sunday 8:00am - 4:50pm
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Alconbury Recycling Centre specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Wood Walton Road PE28 4JH.
It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:
- Car Battery
- Electrical Appliance
- Engine Oil
- Fluorescent Tube
- Garden Chemical
- Garden Waste
- Household Battery
- Light Bulb
- Mobile Phone
- Scrap Metal
- Vegetable Oil
Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.
Alconbury Dump is controlled by Cambridgeshire County Council waste management disposal services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.
Alconbury Recycling Centre is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:
- Monday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
- Tuesday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
- Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
- Thursday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
- Friday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
- Saturday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
- Sunday: 8:00am – 4:50pm
Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.
Alconbury Recycling Centre can be contacted on 01480 414796 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Alconbury Recycling Centre
How much recycling is actually recycled in the UK?
The recycling rate in the UK has increased in recent years, but so has the generation of waste.
The percentage that is recycled in the UK so far is approximately 45% of the waste generated.
The latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) indicates that the waste generated in British homes amounts to approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year, of which only 12 million are recycled. The other 14 million tons end up in landfills.
What can you take to recycling centre?
The recycling centers handle different schedules depending on the municipality in which it is located and the capacity and personnel they have. To find out the hours of the recycling center closest to you, you can access this website. Each tip has its own web page, where you can find the opening and closing hours in the “Opening hours” section.
The opening and closing hours usually vary depending on the day of the week, above you can find the working hours for each day of the week.
What goes in the blue recycling bin?
In the UK, recycling centers and rubbish collection services commonly use blue bins to identify dry waste such as:
- Newspapers and magazines
- Unwanted mail
- Telephone directories and catalogs
- Cereal boxes (without the plastic liner)
- Egg cartons
- Greeting cards
- Drink and food cans
However, not always the container for dry recyclables is blue. Some municipalities use red recycling containers or some even issue blue and red containers for this type of material.
To have precise information, you can consult your nearest recycling center.
Where can I take my clothes for recycling?
If you have recently cleaned out your closet and you have clothes that you no longer use and you are thinking of throwing them away, you can check on our website which is the nearest recycling center where you can leave clothes, textiles and shoes that you no longer use.
You can find this information by choosing the category Cloth & Fabrics. There you will see the list of recycling centers with contact information: addresses, phones, e-mails.
You just have to and put your postal code or address.
How to book a slot for recycling centre?
To visit a household waste recycling center you need to book an appointment in advance. To book an appointment at your nearest recycling center, you can visit their website and book your appointment online.
If the website of your tip does not have this function enabled, you can contact your nearest tip by phone to schedule your visit to the recycling center. In any of the cases, after your booking, you should receive a confirmation email.