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;
- Concrete blocks;
- Paving slabs;
- Flower pots;
- Gas cylinders;
- Fire extinguishers;
- Nails, screws and bolts;
- Hand tools;
- 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);
- 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:
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.