What you can take to our recycling centres

Our recycling centres accept all materials collected from your kerbside collections.

They will also accept:

  • books
  • bric-a-brac
  • bicycles
  • car batteries
  • carpets
  • cooking oil
  • electrical and electronic equipment
  • engine oil (maximum of 20 litres per resident per month)
  • flammable liquids like stale petrol, white spirit or lighters with fuel still in them
  • fluorescent tubes
  • fridges and freezers
  • furniture including mattresses
  • garden waste
  • hard plastics
  • household and garden chemicals
  • lightbulbs
  • mobile phones
  • paint
  • scrap metal
  • shredded paper - place in a paper bag or envelope
  • tapes and discs
  • textiles (must be bagged)
  • TVs and monitors
  • vapes
  • washing machines and tumble dryers
  • wood and timber

We do not accept:

  • clinical waste
  • vehicles that have reached the end of their life, including boats, caravans and trailers
  • very large electrical items like servers and air conditioning units
  • ammunition or explosives

Construction and non-household waste charges

Payment by card only

  • hardcore/rubble, ceramics (such as tiles, toilets and sinks) and soil
    • first two bags, items or sheets free (limit of 4 deposits per month)
    • £2 per additional bag otherwise
  • asbestos
    • first two bags or sheets free (limit of 4 deposits per month)
    • £10 per bag or sheet otherwise
  • plasterboard
    • first two bags or sheets free (limit of 4 deposits per month)
    • £4 per bag or sheet otherwise
  • tyres (maximum of 5 tyres per resident per month)
    • £3 per tyre
    • £3.50 per tyre with rim
  • gas canisters and fire extinguishers
    • £5 per bottle weighing under 10kg
    • £10 per bottle weighing 10kg to 34 kg
    • £30 per bottle weighing above 35kg

A bag is equal to a standard 50 litre rubble bag from a DIY store. A sheet is approximately 1800mm by 900 mm.

Please remember to double wrap or bag your asbestos with thick polythene and seal with strong tape. Otherwise it will be rejected upon arrival at the centre.