Some local authorities will accept shredded paper together with your other paper items via your local authority’s kerbside collections or at your nearest paper bank. If so:
Other local authorities ask for shredded paper to be
recycled in the cardboard recycling banks only. Check your local authority’s
website, or give them a ring to make sure.
Understanding shredded paper issues
Some local authorities will not collect shredded paper. This is because although, technically, shredded paper can be recycled, some paper mills cannot take it. There are two main reasons for this;
What else can I do with it?
SMALL ELECTRICAL ITEMS
Recycle at Morrisons, Elvetham Heath & Civic Offices Fleet
Did you know that every household in Hart District throws away over 1 tonne of rubbish every year? That's more than 30,000 tonnes in all and most of it goes in landfill.
Rubbish in landfill sites causes environmental damage such as:
Hart's recycling rate of 19% is amongst the best in the country, that's more than double the national average. However the Government has set tough new targets to almost double recycle rates over the next few years. Ways of achieving this are being looked at by Hart but it is a tough target when the amount of rubbish is increasing by 3% every year in Hampshire.
All the money raised from foil cycling
in Hart goes to the Phyllis Tuckwell hospice charity.
Hart District Council can collect large and bulky items such as fridges, freezers, cookers and carpets. Call 01252 622122