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Recycling and waste

Recycling and Waste - Top Tasks

Recycle Week - 22-28 June 2015

Recycle Week 2015 will raise awareness of what can be recycled from rooms throughout the house.

We are holding a range of events to promote the week, including roadshows across the city, a free compost giveaway and a tour of a waste facility.

The Recycling Team will be on hand at all the events to talk about what residents can recycle from around their home, answer any questions about recycling, give out free food caddy liners and replace or provide new food caddies to residents.

For more information visit our News pages.


Student Moving Out campaign 2015

Moving out? Donate unwanted items to the British Heart Foundation at the temporary collection banks located at:

  • The corner of East Avenue and Morrell Avenue
  • Morrell Avenue, near the junction with Warneford Road
  • The junction of Gray's Road and Old Road
  • Oxford Brookes' Headington Hill campus
  • Magdalen Road Church
  • The corner of Marston Street and Cowley Road
  • Manzil Way Gardens
  • Albert Street, near the junction with Cardigan Street.

Find out more about where to donate unwanted items or get recycling information for students.

Moving Out campaign banner


Plastics Recycling

Plastic can be recycled into all sorts of things, including clothes, toys, chairs, street furniture and bins. In Oxford you can recycle several different types of plastic in your blue recycling bin including drinks bottles, cleaning bottles, shampoo bottles, medicine tubs, ready meal trays, yoghurt pots, margarine tubs, bubble wrap, cling film and many more. Have a look at our plastic recycling page to learn more or check out our plastic recycling leaflet (PDF).

Pledge4Plastics is a nationwide recycling campaign where you can pledge to recycle one more thing and be in with a chance of winning an exclusively designed phone case. You can also learn all about plastic on the Pledge 4 Plastics website, including this great video showing the plastic bottle recycling journey.

Plastic recycling advert




Flats and HMO Recycling and Waste - Information for Managing Agents and Landlords

Due to a change in our recycling collection policy, if you manage a communal refuse and recycling store, you may need to take action now.

Visit our Flats and HMO Recycling Policy page for full details.



Recycling Newsletter

Keep up to date with recycling and waste in Oxford by signing up to the Recycle4Oxford newsletter.

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Page last updated 17 June 2015


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