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La Collette household reuse and recycling centre

Opening times

Day
Time
​Monday and Tuesday
​Closed
​Wednesday to Sunday
​8am to 4pm

Important customer information

We are very busy and ask customers to read the guidance below before visiting our site:

  • only 1 person per car (unless you have a heavy load to empty as you will need to unload your vehicle without any assistance)
  • social distancing is required at all times
  • staff cannot help unload vehicles 
  • aim to be on and off our site within 10 minutes. Please load your vehicle in a way that it is easy for you to unload (all paper together, all bulky waste together, etc).
  • no trailers or commercial vehicles are permitted. If you have a large load that will take longer than 10 mins to empty, you'll need to contact us to arrange an appointment
  • no white goods are accepted until further notice. We advise you to store these items safely at home until we reopen this collection point
  • expect lengthy delays of over 1 hour
  • don't visit the site if it can wait, this will help to reduce customer numbers and delays 
  • be nice to our staff who are there to keep you and our sites safe. Anyone who is abusive to staff will leave the site without emptying their vehicle

About the facility

You can only bring us household waste and recycling. We don't accept commercial waste.

The Acorn Reuse Centre at La Collette is closed until further notice.

Directions

Drive to La Collette and turn left before the Driver and Vehicle Standards (DVS) office. Continue along this road to reach the household reuse and recycling centre.

Materials we accept

We accept the following household waste and recyclables:

  • batteries
  • Brita water filters
  • bulky waste
  • car batteries
  • cardboard
  • cooking oil
  • electricals
  • engine oil
  • fire extinguishers
  • flammable pressurised canisters
  • flat glass
  • hard-core and rubble
  • household and garden chemicals
  • kitchen waste
  • laptops, tablets and PDAs
  • metal packaging
  • metals
  • mixed glass (bottles and jars)
  • mixed light bulbs and tubes
  • mixed textiles and clothes
  • mobile phones
  • non-flammable pressurised canisters
  • non-recyclable hard-core and rubble
  • paint
  • paper
  • plasterboard
  • plastic bottles
  • printer cartridges
  • smoke alarms
  • soil
  • spectacles
  • telephone directories
  • tvs and monitors

Materials we do not accept

We do not accept the following:

  • asbestos
  • commercial waste
  • cooling appliances (These should be taken to the new waste metal recycling facility)
  • large appliances (these should be taken to the new waste metal recycling facility)
  • garden waste (household garden waste should be taken to the household green waste reception at La Collette)
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