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Farthinghoe recycling and re-use centre

The recycling centre is on the A422 between Brackley and Banbury, about one mile west of Farthinghoe. It's signposted from the road, so you can't miss it.

Opening times

Thursday to Tuesday, 9am to 5pm (closed Wednesdays).

The site closes at midday on Christmas Eve and is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

The centre can accept a wide range of items and materials for recycling and reuse. It is run on behalf of the Council by Ace Reuse Recycling Limited.

Site office phone number: 01295 711566

Items we can accept

  • aerosol cans
  • batteries
  • beds
  • books
  • bric-a-brac
  • car batteries
  • cardboard
  • cooking oil
  • cookers
  • drink cartons
  • DVD's and CD's
  • electricals (broken or working)
  • exercise equipment
  • foil
  • fluorescent tubes
  • food and drink cans
  • fridges and freezers
  • furniture*
  • games and puzzles
  • glass bottles
  • green garden waste (grass, prunings, weeds)
  • mattresses*
  • microwaves
  • ovens
  • paper
  • plastic pots, tubs and trays
  • rubble, bricks, slabs and tiles
  • scrap metal
  • soil
  • sports equipment
  • toilets and sinks
  • toys
  • textiles
  • tumble Dryers
  • vinyl records
  • washing machines

*Soft furnishings and mattresses will only be accepted if they have a fire label, are free of stains and in good condition so that someone else can reuse them.

Items we can't accept

  • asbestos
  • baths
  • carpets
  • food waste
  • gas cylinders
  • general rubbish
  • hazardous waste
  • kitchen units
  • paint
  • plasterboard
  • polystyrene
  • pyrex
  • shower screens
  • video tapes
  • wood/timber
Why information is on a different website
We are in the process of adding information to this new unitary council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need. Read more about the council changes.

Last updated 16 June 2022