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Farthinghoe Recycling and Re-use Centre

This site:

  • can accept a wide range of items and materials for recycling and reuse
  • does not accept general rubbish
  • has a re-use shop where items that are saved from landfill and recycling are available

It is run on behalf of the Council by Ace Reuse Recycling Limited.

Opening times

Day​Site open
Monday9am to 5pm
Tuesday9am to 5pm
Wednesday9am to 5pm
Thursday​9am to 5pm
Friday​9am to 5pm
Saturday​9am to 5pm
Sunday​9am to 5pm

Bank holiday opening times

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

Location and contact details



Farthinghoe Recycling and Re-use Centre
NN13 5PB

Contact us

Telephone: 01295 711566


By car

The recycling centre is on the A422 between Brackley and Banbury, about one mile west of Farthinghoe.

Using the centre

Items we can accept

We can accept:

  • aerosol cans
  • batteries
  • beds
  • books
  • bric-a-brac
  • car batteries
  • cardboard
  • CDs
  • cooking oil
  • cookers
  • drink cartons
  • DVDs
  • electricals (broken or working)
  • exercise equipment
  • foil
  • fluorescent tubes
  • food and drink cans
  • fridges and freezers
  • furniture (must have a fire label, be stain free and in a good condition so that someone else can reuse)
  • games and puzzles
  • glass bottles
  • green garden waste (grass, prunings, weeds)
  • mattresses (must have a fire label, be stain free and in a good condition so that someone else can reuse)
  • 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

Items we can't accept

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

Last updated 29 March 2023