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17 Sep 2010

Recycling Village Change To Opening Times

Press release

South Tyneside's popular Recycling Village changes to its Autumn/ Winter opening times from next week.

The opening times will change on Thursday 23rd September to 8am till 6pm, and will remain until 22nd March. It's open every day except Christmas Day.

Since opening four years ago, the award winning Recycling Village has proved a huge success, helping residents easily recycle more materials such as garden waste, cardboard, wood and scrap metals and winning a national award for excellence.

As well as making it easier to recycle more, the Recycling Village also has the Windmill Warehouse shop on site. Operated by Groundwork, the shop sells refurbished white goods such as fridges, washing machines and cookers, as well as soil improver, wood chip and refurbished sports equipment. The Windmill Warehouse is open Monday till Friday 10am till 5pm.

For more information on the Recycling Village or recycling in South Tyneside go to, or contact the Customer Contact Centre on 0191 4277000 (open Monday to Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday 9am-1pm)