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How to dispose of plastic buckets.

Red, green, yellow and blue plastic buckets in a line

Do not dispose of these at home. Plastic buckets are accepted at some of our recycling centres (RC). For metal buckets, see metals.

  • Which RC container

    Use the hard plastics container.

  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept hard plastics except Midhurst.

  • You could also...

    donate buckets that are in good condition to a charity shop or sell them online.

  • Further information

    If you require further assistance, ask a staff member at the RC or contact Waste Management Services on 01243 642106.

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