- Address: Exeter Road Industrial Estate, Okehampton EX20 1UD
- GPS: 50.743206523281,-3.9778867015747
- Phone: 0345 155 1010
- Email: email@example.com
- Monday 9AM–4:30PM
- Tuesday 9AM–4:30PM
- Wednesday 9AM–4:30PM
- Thursday 9AM–4:30PM
- Friday 9AM–4:30PM
- Saturday 10AM–4:30PM
- Sunday 10AM–4:30PM
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Okehampton Recycling Centre specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Exeter Road Industrial Estate, Okehampton EX20 1UD.
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.
Okehampton Dump is controlled by Devon County Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.
Okehampton 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–4:30PM
- Tuesday: 9AM–4:30PM
- Wednesday: 9AM–4:30PM
- Thursday: 9AM–4:30PM
- Friday: 9AM–4:30PM
- Saturday: 10AM–4:30PM
- Sunday: 10AM–4:30PM
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.
Okehampton Recycling Centre can be contacted on 0345 155 1010 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Okehampton Recycling Centre
Green recycling bins are typically the designated bins for depositing recyclable glass materials. However, this may vary depending on the municipality in which you are located. For example, in some municipalities the green color in the containers is used for dry recyclable materials.
It’s important not to confuse containers for glass recyclables or dry recyclables with wheelie bins that are for green yard waste.
To be sure of what you should deposit in your green container, you can contact your nearest recycling center and obtain more detailed information.
Materials that are not recyclable or are not properly separated will generally end up in a landfill. A landfill is a very large holes built into certain designated spaces for that function.
Until a few years ago, the waste was piled up in the places designated to be dumps, but today in modern and well-managed landfills, large holes are built in which the garbage is buried, with a system of layers that isolates the waste. of the air and water, which has significantly reduced the contamination of the environment by contact with toxic residues. However, landfills still represent an important source of pollution that affects the environment and human beings.
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.
Recycling centers vary in the waste materials they receive. Most centers are for household waste only and do not accept commercial waste or material waste from business activities.
The residues that the tips usually accept are:
- Yard waste
- Wood and chipboard
- Electrical items
- Textiles and clothing
- Bottles and glass jars
On our website you can find your nearest recycling center and see what kind of rubbish you can take. You will also be able to find some categories of items.
Another option is to contact your nearest recycling center by phone or email.
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.