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.

Cheltenham Borough

Metals - Aluminium & Steel

Where it is taken?

Metals collected at the kerbside are split into aluminium and steel before being sent to various locations in the UK for recycling. 

See below the percentage breakdown of where the metals are currently sent:

Aluminium

  • 50% 50% Printwaste Recycling, Unit 6, The Aerodrome, Stoke Road, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham, Great Britain, GL52 7RS.
  • 50% City Metals Recycling Midlands Yard, Union Road, West Bromwich, Birmingham, Great Britain, B70 9DR

Steel

  • 100% GLJ Recycling - 31 Wimbourne Road, Barry Dock, Barry CF63 3DH

What happens to it?

All of the metals are recycled into new products.

End market

UK.

End products

Recycled metal products.

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

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