Local recycling sites

There are many public recycling sites in Bracknell Forest.

You can generally recycle glass, books, CDs, textiles and shoes at public recycling sites.

Find your nearest recycling site

Find your nearest recycling site and learn what you can recycle there.

Find out where to recycle

Textile banks

At textile banks you can recycle the following items even if they are well worn or damaged:

  • clothing
  • handbags
  • belts
  • bed linens
  • blankets
  • towels
  • underwear
  • shoes

Leave the cap on

Glass bottles, such as wine, spirits and cooking oils often come with aluminium screw tops which can be recycled along with the glass.

You can also leave the lids on your glass jars.

Hard to recycle waste

TerraCycle offers free recycling programmes to help you collect and recycle your hard to recycle waste.

To find out more visit the TerraCycle website.

Report an issue with a recycling site

You can report an issue relating to a public recycling site online. Issues to report include: 

  • dumped rubbish or fly-tipping
  • broken glass
  • overflowing or full banks

Report an issue

What happens to recycled items

The materials we collect are sent for processing.

The council benefits from any income arising from recycling. It uses this money to help offset the cost of the waste collection and disposal.