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Partial reopening

Due to a major fire, the centre will open at a reduced capacity until further notice. This will also impact what you can bring to recycle.

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The new layout of the site has created separate zones for residential and trade customers to maximise safety.

Zone 1 - Residential use

Zone 1 has 19 parking bays for residential use only.

Residents can dispose of small recyclable items in this area.

These include:

  • Gas bottles which must be placed in the locked cage (please ask for assistance)
  • Paint
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Oil
  • Batteries
  • Ink cartridges
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Mattresses
  • Small waste electrical equipment

There are also recycling bins for:

  • Plastic packaging, cans and glass
  • Foil
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Books
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Car batteries
  • Glass

Zone 1 map

Zone 2 - Residential use

Zone 2 has 13 parking bays and 15 recycling containers for residents use only.

Material that can be recycled in this area includes:

  • Green waste
  • Bric brac
  • Cardboard
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Hardcore and soil

Other waste that can be disposed of in this area includes:

  • Hard plastics
  • General waste

These materials are sent for incineration with energy recovery.

Zone 2 map

Zone 3 - Trade use

Zone 3 is the recycling area for commercial and trade customers and is accessed by a different route marked above, to keep pedestrians safe.

Here, users can dispose of:

  • Green waste
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Construction and demolition waste / building waste, rubble (limited quantities free of charge for London Borough of Richmond upon Thames residents only)
  • General waste

Zone 3 map

Updated: 11 September 2020