West Berkshire - River Kennet at Padworth

In March 2008 Veolia Environmental Services was awarded a 25 year contract with West Berkshire Council and is targeting a long-term 49% recycling rate as part of a major boost to recycling in the area.

Kerbside recycling

Kerbside recycling

Residents in West Berkshire are now able to recycle a much wider range of waste from the kerbside.

Recycling Centres

Newtown Road HWRC

HWRCs offer a collection point for recyclable materials in accessible locations.

Padworth IWMF

Padworth Integrated Waste Management Facility

Our IWMF is designed to significantly improve recycling and composting rates.

What happens to waste?

Padworth Lister image

Watch our video to find out about what happens behind the scenes at the Padworth waste management facility operated by Veolia.


Waste Collections

Waste and recycling will be collected one day later than normal this week.


Latest news

  • 11 April 2014 Recycle “Eggstra” This Easter
    In the UK, we buy a staggering 80 million Easter eggs, which generate around 4,000 extra tonnes of waste from packaging.
  • 21 March 2014 More Time For Recycling In Newbury
    Longer opening hours will be in place from Tuesday 1 April 2014 at the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) on Newtown Road, Newbury, managed by Veolia Environmental Services on behalf of West Berkshire Council.
  • 27 February 2014 Want to save cash on food? It's in the pan...
    Visitors to Newbury Farmers Market on Sunday 2 March between 9am - 1pm can learn how to save up to £50 off their monthly food shopping bill by making the most of the food they have and make delicious sweet and savoury pancakes this Pancake Day.
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