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

Plastic bottles, pots, tubs & trays 

Where it is taken?

Plastics collected at the kerbside are sent to various locations in the Uk & Europe for recycling.

See below the percentage breakdown of where plastic is currently sent:

  • 17.57% Re Plano c/o REMONDIS Kyffhäuser GmbH Schachtstr. 5 Sondershausen Germany, 99706
  • 31.34% Printwaste, Unit 6, The Aerodrome, Stoke Road, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham, GL52 7RS
  • 51.09% Biffa Waste Services Westgate, Aldridge, Wallsall, WS9 8EX

What happens to it?

All of the plastic collected is recycled into new plastic flake, ready to be turned into new plastic products.

End market

UK and Europe.

End products

 plastic flake, ready to be turned into new plastic products.

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

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