Household Recycling Centres

There is a permit scheme for the disposal of Charity Waste at either Longshot Lane, Bracknell or Smallmead, Island Road, Reading.

You can download an application pack here:

Information for Charities
Charity Waste Application Pack

To qualify for free disposal of your Charity Waste you must:

1) Be a registered charity based in at least one of the three re3 Council areas and

2) Meet the following criteria set out in the Controlled Waste regulations 2012 Schedule 1:

  • A charity shop selling donated goods originating from domestic property
  • A residential hostel which provides accommodation only to persons with no other permanent address or who are unable to live at their permanenet address

If you meet the above criteria you will qualify for free disposal of your charity waste and a maximum of 12 permits per annum will be issued for use at the following waste sites:

Longshot Lane, Bracknell, RG12 1RL

Smallmead, Island Road, Reading, RG2 0RP

To receive a free of charge disposal service you must apply for permits by completing the Charity Waste Disposal application

The form will be checked and permits issued by the appropriate re3 Council (Reading Borough, Wokingham Borough or Bracknell Forest) if you meet the above criteria.

re3 Ltd are not responsible for the processing of this form or issuing of Charity Concession Vouchers.

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