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Longue Hougue

Longue Hougue is Guernsey's main Recycling Facility which is open only to domestic users. Domestic Items are accepted here free of charge and then subsequently recycled.

What can I take to Longue Hougue?

You can take the following items to Longue Hougue:

  • Bicycles (push-bikes only);
  • Metal furniture;
  • Scrap Metal (ferrous and non ferrous);
  • Fridge / Freezers;
  • Brown/ White Goods (kitchen appliances);
  • Electrical equipment;
  • Electrical cable;
  • Car batteries;
  • Household batteries;
  • Wood furniture;
  • Wooden doors;
  • Low energy light bulbs;
  • Bricks;
  • Concrete blocks;
  • Paving slabs;
  • Flower pots;
  • Gas cylinders;
  • Fire extinguishers;
  • Paint;
  • Nails, screws and bolts;
  • Hand tools;
  • Cardboard;
  • Oil;
  • Oil containers (empty);
  • CDs and DVDs;
  • Videos cassettes and records;
  • Rigid plastics (such as toys and plastic garden furniture);
  • Polythene and bubble-wrap (clear and clean); 
  • Polystyrene;
  • Print cartridges.

What can't be taken to Longue Hougue?

The following items cannot be taken to Longue Hougue:

  • Welding gas cylinders;
  • General black bag rubbish;
  • Soft furnishings;
  • Green waste;
  • Asbestos waste;
  • Chemical waste.

When can I visit Longue Hougue?

The Longue Hougue opening hours are:

Opening Hours

Winter (1st Nov - 31st Mar):    Mon-Fri :                               07.30am  - 4.00pm

                                           Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays:   09.00am - 1.00pm

Summer (1st Apr - 31st  Oct):  Mon-Fri:                              07.30am - 4.00pm

                                         Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays*:   08.00am - 5.00pm

*CLOSED 9th May (Liberation Day); Christmas Day; Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

What happens to my recycling?

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old phone, fridge, hairdryer or office equipment? Take a look at the interactive animation linked below to find out.

What happens to my Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment?

What happens to my old fridge?






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