Please remember to pre-book your visit to our Household Recycling Centres

Everyone visiting the Household Recycling Centres are required to pre-book their visit.
This is to minimise queues and congestion on site and to help keep everybody safe.

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Amber warning for hot weather from Wednesday 10th August at the HRC's

We are monitoring the weather forecasts for this week and we may need to close our HRCs early afternoon if temperatures are too high for the site staff to safely operate in, so we advise you make your booking as early in the day as possible.  We will update any changes here and on Gloucestershire County Council social media as soon as possible.

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Batteries

Where it is taken?

G&P Batteries, Crescent Works Industrial Estate, Willenhall Road, Darlaston, WS10 8JR.

What happens to it?

Lead Acid Batteries (commonly car batteries)

Lead acid batteries are sent to H J Enthoven, Darley Dale, DE4 2LP for recycling – A recycling rate of 98% is achieved here, the majority of the lead and plastics being sold to battery manufacturers to be made into new batteries.

Mixed Non-Lead Acid Batteries (commonly household batteries)

Mixed Non-Lead Acid Batteries (commonly household batteries) are sent by G&P to a variety of European Recyclers where the metals are extracted.

End market

UK and Europe.

End products

Various metals to be used for new recycled products.

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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