- Address: Wade Road, Basingstoke RG24 8PL
- GPS: 51.277447554077,-1.0672883063599
- Phone: 01256 352984
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monday 9AM–4PM
- Tuesday 9AM–4PM
- Wednesday 9AM–4PM
- Thursday 9AM–4PM
- Friday 9AM–4PM
- Saturday 9AM–4PM
- Sunday 9AM–4PM
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Basingstoke Recycling Centre specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Wade Road, Basingstoke RG24 8PL.
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.
Basingstoke Dump is controlled by Hampshire County Council waste management disposal services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.
Basingstoke 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: 9AM–4PM
- Tuesday: 9AM–4PM
- Wednesday: 9AM–4PM
- Thursday: 9AM–4PM
- Friday: 9AM–4PM
- Saturday: 9AM–4PM
- Sunday: 9AM–4PM
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.
Basingstoke Recycling Centre can be contacted on 01256 352984 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Basingstoke Recycling Centre
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.
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.
The disposable materials that we generate in our homes, depending on whether they are treated correctly or not, end up in landfills or household waste recycling centers.
A landfill is a site designated to dispose of the waste we generate. Typically, at these designated sites, large holes are built into which garbage is buried.
The recycling centers or household waste recycling centers, are places where recyclable waste is collected, separated and laid up, to be later transferred to another area or facility for recycling or transformation.
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.
The UK recyclable waste service is a municipal service. However, it is only for materials generated in homes.
The cost of commercial materials is variable and depends on many factors:
- Location: in more frequented industrial estates, costs are usually lower than in rural places that are more difficult to access.
- The type of waste: some materials, such as toxic waste, need special treatment so they use more resources to manage them, and therefore their price is high.
- Volumes: the greater volume of waste you generate, the higher the price you have to pay for it. However, if the amounts produced are tons, you may get a reduction in the payment for handling your waste.
It is better to contact your nearest recycling center by phone or email to check the final cost.