Building Materials

Raymond Brown Rookery Farm Aggregate Recycling Facility (FREE) Address: 1DR, Botley Road, Swanwick, Hampshire SO31 1BW. Accepts clean hardcore and concrete; commercial or private residential. Alresford Household Waste Recycling Centre (N.B. Charge Applies) Address: Prospect Road, New Alresford, SO24 9QF Enviromate An online marketplace for donating and selling leftover building materials includingaggregates, tiles, timber, plumbing, […]

Bicycles & Inner Tubes

Bicycles Alresford Household Waste Recycling Centre Address: Prospect Road, New Alresford, SO24 9QF Halfords – Winchester Address: Halfords, Unit 1 Moorside Road, Winnall, Winchester SO23 7RX Inner Tubes Earthian Zero Waste Shop Address: 9A Parchment Street, Winchester SO23 8AT. Accepts any cycle inner tubes including patched and with valves but no slime please.

Beds & Mattresses

Bensons Beds Address: Unit 2, Winchester Road, Brighton Hill Retail Park, Basingstoke RG22 4AN. If you buy a replacement bed from Benson Beds, the retailer will recycle your old bed and mattress.   British Heart Foundation Book a free collection online or call 0808 250 0030. BHF collect all sorts of items, including beds and […]


Kerbside Collection You can recycle batteries through the collection service using Winchester City Council’s weekly bin collection. Place batteries in a plastic bag (old bread bag or carrier bag) and place  separately on top of the bin. Alresford Household Waste Recycling Centre Address: Prospect Road, New Alresford SO24 9QF Southern Cooperative Address: 30 Winchester Rd, Four […]


Alresford Household Waste Recycling Centre Address: Prospect Road, New Alresford, SO24 9QF Aluminium foil, cooking trays and tea light candle cases can be recycled. Items need to be clean and dry.


The Community Furniture Project The Community Furniture Project in Basingstoke will accept surplus, useable paint and donate it to charitable and voluntary groups as well as people living on low income. Visit:

Medical Equipment

Alresford Men’s Shed Address: Lorem Building, 1 The Dean, Alresford SO24 9BQ Visit: Medical equipment including crutches, walking aids, and wheelchairs can be repaired and donated. Equipment is provided to the local community and surplus is donated to charities and transported overseas for use in poorer countries.

General Items

Emmaus Bar End Road Winchester Hampshire SO23 9BN Tel: 01962 868300 The homeless charity Emmaus has a large store in Winchester where you can drop off donations including CD’;s and DVD’s. Freecycle Visit:    New Alresford Buy & Sell Facebook page Visit:   Too Good To Tip Facebook page Any item can be […]

Glasses Lenses

Matheson’s Opticians Address: 3 West Street, Alresford Hampshire SO24 9AG Redundant lenses are collected and reused in glasses for people in developing countries.  PLEASE no broken spectacle lenses or sharps.