Here are details of places to recycle things, which aren't allowed in your green bin.

Mixed domestic plastics such as margarine containers are accepted at the Sainsbury's Farlington site, because they use a different recycling contractor from the city council.

Drayton and Farlington Information Centre, 282 Havant Road

  • used postage stamps. Please ensure the edges are intact. They are collected by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
  • any plastic bottle tops marked with 2 in a triangle, not just from milk bottles!
  • old mobile phones
  • printer ink cartridges
  • all sorts of tools, for Tools for Self Reliance, or Tools with a Mission
  • foreign coins, donated to charity

Drayton Surgery, 280 Havant Road

  • old spectacles, box on window sill

Best Pals Pet Shop, 264C Havant Road

  • old sheets, blankets and towels

Charity shops

   Sue Ryder Care, 224D Havant Road

   The Rowans Hospice, 224E Havant Road

  • any good quality items other than electrical

 Banks at the corner of Havant Road and Drayton Lane

  • Shoes
  • Clothes
  • Books and Music CDs or DVDs

Drayton Park car park, Lower Drayton Lane

  • Shoes
  • Clothes
  • Books and Music CDs or DVDs
  • glass, mixed colours

Sainsbury's Farlington, car park

  • glass, mixed colours
  • metal cans
  • paper and cardboard
  • mixed plastics e.g. yogurt pots; it is not clear where this material goes to
  • domestic batteries (opposite checkouts)
  • carrier bags and other plastic bags, e.g. bread bags (opposite checkouts)

 Tesco Express, 424-426 Havant Road

  • domestic batteries

 Sunshine Inn, 428 Havant Road

  • Shoes
  • Clothes
  • glass, mixed colours

 J. Huntley Metal Recycling, 434 Havant Road (next to Sunshine Inn)

  • Payment by cheque for non-ferrous metals (e.g. aluminium, brass, copper, lead)
  • Iron and steel are presently of little value. They are accepted but you will need a lot to get any payment.

Morrisons, Anchorage Park, Anchorage Road

  • Fruit juice cartons
  • glass, mixed colours

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 Updated 6th December 2019