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Hertfordshire reopens 10 recycling centres

But council says visit only if it’s absolutely essential

Potters Bar recycling centre - image courtesy of Hertfordshire County Council

The Potters Bar household waste recycling centre has reopened, although the county council says it should be used only if storing waste at home is a genuine health or safety risk.

Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) says the public must not visit the recycling centre if they are self-isolating or have coronavirus COVID-19 symptoms.

According to HCC, the centre will accept green waste, card, wood, rubble, non-recyclable waste, and large appliances such as fridges and cookers.

The Potters Bar recycling centre is on the Cranborne Industrial Estate, Cranborne Road, Potters Bar, EN6 3JE. The opening hours, taken from the HCC site, are copied below.

Potters Bar recycling centre opening hours

You can check the queue time and view a live webcam at the recycling centre on the HCC site.

The other centres that are opening during the coronavirus outbreak are Berkhamsted, Bishop’s Stortford, Harpenden, Letchworth, Rickmansworth, Royston, Stevenage, Turnford, Waterdale. All other recycling sites are still closed.

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