Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC)

What can I recycle or dispose of at the HWRC?

Material

Description

Garden waste

Green waste suitable for composting

Cardboard

Boxes (flattened), other cardboard packaging, cereal cartons etc.

Glass

Bottles & jars

Batteries

Household & car

Paint

Household, e.g. emulsion, gloss, eggshell

Mineral oil

Engine oil

Cooking oil

Vegetable-based culinary oils

Paper

Newspaper, junk mail etc.

Rigid/hard plastics

Yes Please:

Garden furniture, water butts, large outdoor toys

Large plastic containers – buckets, boxes, bins, storage containers.

Washing baskets, dish drainers

Pet carriers and pet beds

Plastic coat hangers

Plastic plant pots, trays, lids (please ensure they are free from soil)

No thank you: 

CDs, DVDs or VHS tapes

PVC items – such as shower curtains, hose pipes, window frames, vinyl flooring

Household plastic packaging ( please place in your pink recycling sack for collection)

Non-plastic items of any description

Scrap metal

Steel cans, aluminium cans, scrap metal items

Hardcore & rubble*

Including DIY waste*

Ceramics

Crockery, flower pots, household ceramics

Textiles & shoes

Clean, dry textiles and shoes

Fluorescent tubes

 

Large domestic appliances

Fridges & freezers, washing machines

Small electric appliances

Microwaves, toasters, irons, kettles

TVs and Monitors

 

Wood

Mixed wood

Reuse items

Furniture, books, CDs, DVDs, bicycles, bric-a-brac, spectacles

Plasterboard

Gypsum-based products: items containing asbestos will not be accepted

Printer cartridges

 

Mattresses

 

Residual household waste

Waste not suitable for reuse, recycling or composting

Hazardous household waste

Including pesticides & herbicides, common household chemicals, antifreeze, screenwash

*Please Note: There is a restriction of one car boot load. If you are generating large quantities of these materials you should consider alternative methods of disposal such as hiring a skip.

Asbestos, gas cylinders and tyres cannot be accepted at either HWRC.

Page last updated: 01/09/2017