Some items have the potential to cause damage to our staff, processing machinery and the environment if they are disposed of incorrectly.
The following items should not be put in household or commercial general black bag waste.
|Item||How to dispose of it correctly|
|Members of the public can drop off all items that contain batteries and the batteries themselves free of charge at the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Longue Hougue.|
Household batteries can also be recycled at the Household Waste Recycling Centre, Waitrose, Co-Op Grand Marche Stores, Aladdin's Cave and all States Schools.
Commercial businesses wishing to dispose of batteries should consult our guide here
Unwanted, expired or used flares can be taken to AB Marine Ltd at White Rock or The Police Station free of charge.
States Works will collect these free of charge for households and individuals. They can be contacted on 246263 or by email at email@example.com.
|Hazardous materials such as asbestos|
Materials containing asbestos must be disposed of at the Mont Cuet Landfill Site.
For further information and before commencing work if you have any concerns or unsure if asbestos is present contact the Health and Safety Executive on 234567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Mobile phones||Mobile phones, which contain potentially flammable lithium batteries, can be recycled at the Longue Hougue Household Waste and Recycling Centre, Sure (Envoy House or St Peter Port Shop), JT (Jersey Telecoms) shops or via online phone recycling companies.|
Electrical items can be dropped off free of charge at the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Longue Hougue.
Commercial businesses wishing to dispose of electrical items should consult our guide here.
Gas canisters from domestic sources can be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Longue Hougue free of charge.
Guernsey gas will collect their own canisters.
Household items such as metal poles, pipes, car parts, kitchen knives etc. should be disposed of at the Household Waste Recycling Centre.
Commercial businesses wishing to dispose of metal should consult our guide here.
|Aerosols||Empty, un-punctured aerosols should be disposed of in blue recycling bag with the lids off|
|Munitions||Contact Guernsey Police on 01481 725111|