Changes to DIY waste at Re3 recycling centres

new DIY changes at Re3

From 31 December 2023, new regulations will allow residents of Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Boroughs to dispose of small amounts of DIY waste for free at re3 Recycling Centres.

Free allowance

Up to 100 litres of rubble, soil, plasterboard or asbestos OR one bulky sanitary ware item no larger than 2000mm x 750mm x700mm in size (the approximate size of a bathtub).

A free allowance will only apply where the household has deposited ‘DIY waste’ on fewer than 4 occasions in any 4-week period. DIY waste brought in during any additional visits within this period will be chargeable.

Any excess DIY waste brought in during a single visit will be chargeable.


Head to the Re3 website for more information.

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