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.



When it comes to Christmas, food plays a huge part in our celebrations whether we love a full roast with all the trimmings or prefer turkey sandwiches on the sofa.

Did you know that around 270,000 tonnes of food will be wasted at Christmas time in the UK? This includes the equivalent of 2 million turkeys, 5 million Christmas puddings and over 74 million mince pies. 

Have yourself a Merry Greener Christmas this year by reducing the amount of food that is wasted in your home through these 4 easy steps.

Leftovers from Christmas in a sandwich.


Using up your leftovers is a great way of stopping food from going to waste. Turkey sandwiches and curries are an obvious option, but there are so many great leftovers recipes out there for you to help make your food go further. Here are a few recipes you can try.

Page updated: 18/10/2021 Page updated by: Gloucestershire Recycles

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