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.


Chemicals and paints

Where it is taken?

Red industries, Brownhills, West Midlands.

What happens to it?

Some chemicals are reprocessed on site at Brownhills, other UK chemical reprocessing facilities used otherwise. Metal and plastic containers are sent for recycling.

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End products

Reprocessed chemicals are used in the paint production process. 

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

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