Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC)

What is accepted for recycling or disposal 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 (no car parts)

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.

If the item you wish to recycle or dispose of is not shown above please check the A-Z of Recycling and Waste.

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

Page last updated: 10/08/2018