To find out more about recycling in West Berkshire visit:

Glass bottles/jars Roadside collection – green crate
Paper/cardboard Roadside collection – green crate
Plastic bottles, aerosols, cans and tins. Roadside collection – green sack (plastic bottles only including detergent and shampoo bottles)
Soft plastic. The Co-op, Pangbourne
Metal cans/tins Roadside collection – green sack
Garden waste Roadside collection – green wheelie bin. There is an annual charge – details at
Textiles Roadside collection – carrier bag labelled Textiles, or take to Waitrose car park Tilehurst
Kitchen waste Green bin. Please put any raw, cooked or uneaten food in the green bin. There is no charge for this service.
Batteries Collins, Pangbourne (all retailers who sell more than one pack of batteries per day)
St Stephens Church Centre, Pangbourne Rd, Upper Basildon RG8 8LS
Printer cartridges, batteries, spectacles, mobile phones, light bulbs, hearing aids, stamps St James the Less church porch, Pangbourne – first Sunday of each month
Bulky waste (such as fridges and furniture) West Berks collection service – from £27, 01635 519080
Newtown Road Recycling Centre, Newbury RG20 9AG
Smallmead Waste Management Park, Island Road, Reading RG2 ORP (Reading residents only)
Community Furniture Project: a Newbury based charity selling good quality re-used furniture and household goods at affordable prices


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