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Waste and Recycling

Household waste

The waste collection service from Vale of the White Horse District Council features weekly collection of food waste and fortnightly collections of recycling and rubbish on alternate weeks.

All households are provided with:

  • 240 litre green wheelie bin for recycling
  • 180 litre grey wheelie bin for rubbish
  • a lockable 23 litre green bin for
    food waste
  • a 7 litre kitchen caddy

What can and can’t go in your green bin

Another one for the list is ‘jiffy bags’ – they should go in the grey rubbish bin

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Collection day in Radley is Thursday. Sign up for a free text reminder if the collection day changes.

General information about collections including a collection calendar

The Vale also provides a paid for garden waste collection service.

For a fee the Vale can arrrange for the collection of fridges and freezers and other large domestic items. Details and how to order a bulky waste collection.

Full details of waste and recycling services from:

Unwanted item you want to get rid of – try joining the Vale’s Freecycle group

Waste recycling centres

These are run by Oxfordshire County Council. The nearest waste recycling centre to Radley is at Redbridge at the bottom end of the Abingdon Road in Oxford. (Note you have to approach it via the ring road, not over Redbridge itself.)  The next nearest is at Drayton on the south side on the road to Steventon.  List of materials accepted

The recycling centres are open every day (including bank holidays except for Christmas) from
8 am to 5 pm. Full details of opening hours and locations

The County Council operates a permit scheme for vans and trailers using its waste recycling centres.

Fly tipping – your responsibilities

Are you aware that YOU have a duty of care to ensure your waste is only passed on to authorised carriers.  If waste that originated from YOU is found to have been fly tipped, then YOU could face a fine of up to £5,000.
(Defra Press Notice 517/05 www.defra.gov.uk)You can check if your waste carrier is registered by searching at:
www.environment-agency.gov.uk/publicregisterReporting fly-tipping

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