Recycling Centres

Household Waste Recycling Centres

Covid 19 - Suffolk's Recycling Centres are remaining open.

In line with the government roadmap for the easing of Covid restrictions, Recycling Centres are moving to a 2 phased approach to easing of rules and restrictions on sites from 19 July , to ensure that sites are operating safely and smoothly as visitor numbers increase. The booking system, which has been warmly welcomed by residents remains in place.

You need to book a time slot in order to visit Suffolk's Recycling Centres - book here -

- - -

Foxhall Road Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) is the nearest recycling centre to Kesgrave and is located at:

  • Foxhall Road, Brightwell IP10 0HT (near to the A12 roundabout)

The next nearest tips are at

  • Portman's Walk - IP1 2DW
  • Carr Road - IP11 3UT
What Foxhall will take
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Batteries
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Cardboard and metal food and drink packaging (e.g. Pringles tubes, hot chocolate and gravy)
  • Cartons
  • Cooking oil
  • Flat glass
  • Furniture
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Hard plastics
  • Large electrical appliances
  • Light bulbs
  • Metals
  • Mobile phones
  • Paper
  • Plastic bottles, tubs and food trays
  • Printer cartridges
  • Small electrical appliances
  • Spectacles
  • Tassimo & L'OR coffee pods (incl. all Tassimo & L'OR plastic packaging)
  • TVs and monitors
  • Wood and timber
  • DIY waste (hardcore, rubble, plasterboard, ceramic items etc)
  • Textiles
  • Re-usable items to go to the re-use shops (put in the orange containers on site).
  • Non-recyclable waste, such as mattresses and furniture, are also accepted for disposal (apart from materials mentioned in the dropdown below)

Full details of what can be recycled and what can't, can be found at:

NB Items being recycled change all the time.

Re-Use Shop

The site also accepts good quality items (including furniture, toys, bicycles, books, electrical items and more!) for re-use in the shop to help raise funds for The Benjamin Foundation Charity.

Further details can be found at:

All Suffolk Recycling Centres are currently accepting the following items for re-use: TVs, Monitors, PCs, Sky boxes, DVD players, Consoles, Laptops, Audio, Power tools, Bikes, Dyson's, Henry’s, Mowers and Strimmers. Please donate items in the orange Re-use containers on site. You must book an appointment to drop off re-use items at any Suffolk Recycling Centre.

Opening Times

The opening times for Suffolk’s Household Waste Recycling Centres are as follows:

Opening Times: April - September October - March
 Monday  9am - 5pm  9am - 4pm
 Tuesday  9am - 5pm  9am - 4pm
 Wednesday  CLOSED  CLOSED
 Thursday  9am - 5pm
 Open until 7pm (May - August)
 9am - 4pm
 Friday  9am - 5pm  9am - 4pm
 Saturday  9am - 5pm  9am - 4pm
 Sunday /Bank  Holidays  9am - 5pm  9am - 4pm

CLOSED: Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

Before you set off in bad weather check #Suffolkrc for information about site closures and updates.

Further Details

Further details of waste and recycling services in Suffolk Coastal can be found by clicking at:


Last update on Wednesday 18 Aug 2021 by Alan Comber.

Go back