What to do with an item

What to do with an item Use the Surrey Recycles search tool or check local collection services to find out what to do with an item. Surrey Recycles search tool Local collection services Recycling at flats Play our waste sorting game

Mixed recycling

Mixed recycling Discover what happens to your glass, paper and card, plastics and tins after collection. Glass Paper and card Plastics Tins and cans See also What happens to your wasteFoodGarden wasteTextilesElectricals

Garden waste recycling

Garden waste recycling All district and borough councils in Surrey offer a fortnightly garden waste collection service, for a small annual fee. Alternatively, garden waste can be recycled at your nearest recycling centre for free. Garden waste collections Community recycling centres See also Garden wasteComposting

Repair or reuse electricals

Repair or reuse electricals Need help repairing an item? Or maybe you want to make sure your old electricals are reused. Read on for more information. Repair To repair an item, you can take it your nearest repair cafe. In Surrey, repair cafes are located in Dorking, Farnham, Guildford, Merstham and Reigate. Simply take along your broken electronics and experts… Continue Reading Repair or reuse electricals


Electricals Find out how to recycle, reuse or repair old electricals in Surrey. Recycle your old electricals Reuse or repair electricals

What else can I do?

What else can I do? There is always more we can do to reduce, reuse and recycle. Find out more about cloth nappies and discover even more hints and tips below. Cloth nappies More hints and tips

Waste less

Waste less It's easier than you think to reduce how much you waste. From upcycling old items to choosing to use more reusable products. Check out our top tips below. Upcycling ideas Reduce single-use plastic

Mixed recycling

Mixed recycling Remember that all your recycling should be placed in your bin clean, dry and loose. In Surrey you can recycle: Paper and cardboard Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays – including detergent bottles, yoghurt pots, ready meal trays and ice cream tubs Metal food tins and drinks cans Glass bottles and jars Check out our tips to simplify… Continue Reading Mixed recycling

Recycling Detectives classroom activity

Recycling Detectives classroom activity Teachers in Surrey can download the Recycling Detectives classroom activity and teachers guidance below for free. The activity is designed to be a fun way for pupils to learn about recycling. Whilst being pupil-led and monitorable, it will help your school work towards Green Flag accreditation. It has been developed so that it is adaptable to… Continue Reading Recycling Detectives classroom activity