We provide recycling banks at convenient locations around the borough.

Please do not leave excess recyclables around the recycling banks if you have a lot or because the banks are full - they will not be recycled.

 

Paper and card

YesNo
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Catalogues
  • Greetings cards
  • White envelopes (including ones with windows)
  • Phonebooks
  • Junk mail
  • Brown cardboard
  • Grey cardboard (for example cereal boxes)
  • Cardboard egg boxes
  • Brown paper
  • Brown envelopes
  • Juice cartons

 

Glass

Rinse your glass containers before placing them in the recycling bins. Bottles and jars should be sorted by colour (small amounts of blue glass can go in the green bottle bank).

Please do not use the bottle banks late at night or early morning as the noise could disturb nearby residents.

YesNo
  • Bottles
  • Jars
  • Window panes
  • Drinking glasses
  • Pyrex dishes
  • Light bulbs

 

Metal

Carefully crush cans where possible so more can fit into the banks.

YesNo
  • Aluminium cans
  • Steel cans/tins
  • Clean foil
  • Aerosols
  • Juice cartons

 

Textiles

YesNo
  • Clothes
  • Paired Shoes
  • Belts
  • Handbags
  • Curtains
  • Towels
  • Bed Linen
  • Carpet,
  • Quilts/Duvets
  • Rugs

 

Plastic bottles

Pease rinse your plastic bottles before placing them in the recycling bins. Carefully crush plastic bottles (remove lids) where possible so more can fit into the banks.

YesNo
  • fizzy drinks bottles
  • milk bottles
  • detergent bottles
  • squash bottles
  • shampoo bottles
  • Plastic in any other form

 

Small electrical items

YesNo
  • Phones, DVD players, remote controls and radios
  • Small kitchen appliances, e.g. toasters and kettles
  • Hairdryers and irons
  • DIY electrical tools
  • Electrical toys
  • Electric toothbrushes and shavers
  • Clocks and watches
  • TV monitors and computers
  • Washing machines and cookers
  • Light bulbs and batteries
  • Rubbish or anything that will not fit in the bank

 

Recycling bank locations

Location

Banks available

CUFFLEY - Maynard Place (library car park)

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

DIGSWELL - Digswell Park Road

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

HATFIELD - Birchwood Parade

  • Glass
  • Paper and card

Hatfield - Bishops Rise (Co-op)

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles
Hatfield - District Centre (Parkhouse Court)
  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles

HATFIELD - Hilltop

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

HATFIELD - Old Hatfield (Behind Hatfield Arms)

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans

HATFIELD - Roe Green Playing Fields (Roe Hill Hall Car Park)

  • Glass

HATFIELD - Tesco (Oldings Corner)

  • Private recycling centre

HATFIELD - The Common Car Park (back of ASDA)

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles
  • Small electrical items

LEMSFORD - Village Hall

  • Glass

WELHAM GREEN - Community Centre

  • Glass 
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN - Civic Centre

  • Glass
  • Paper and card
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Campus West

  • Glass
  • Paper and card
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Haldens

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Hall Grove Shops

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Hollybush Lane

  • Glass
  • Paper and card
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Panshanger (Moors Walk Shops)

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Panshanger (Morrisons)

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles
  • Small electrical items
WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Church Road, Sainsburys car park
  • Glass
  • Paper and card
  • Aluminium & steel cans

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Shoplands

  • Glass
  • Paper and card
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Waitrose

  • Glass
  • Paper and card 
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WELWYN GARDEN CITY - Woodhall Shopping Centre

  • Glass
  • Paper and card
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles

WILD HILL - The Woodman Car Park

  • Glass
  • Paper and card