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Household recycling centres

6. Acceptable waste

You can get rid of personal waste at our Household Recycling Centres

We do not accept at our recycling centres:

  • Animal bedding, carcasses and faeces
  • Materials presenting a direct contact risk
  • Tree trunks and branches thicker than 20cm and or longer than 2m
  • Flammable liquids and explosives eg. petrol / fireworks / ammunition

We do recycle at our recycling centres:

  • Batteries (eg. torch type and small rechargeable)
  • Car batteries – max. 2 per year
  • Cardboard 
  • Car tyres – max. 5 car tyres per year
  • Cooking oil
  • Engine Filters
  • Waste engine oil – max. 10 litres per year
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Hardcore (eg. bricks, rubble)
  • Household electrical goods
  • Light bulbs and Fluorescent tubes - max. 4 fluorescent tubes per year
  • Man-made wood (eg. chipboard or MDF)
  • Paper
  • Scrap metal including fridges, foil and drinks cans
  • Soil
  • Textiles and clothes
  • Wood

guide for items you can recycle in your ares.

Accepted at some centres with conditions

Commercial waste

Go to our Commercial waste pages for more details. 

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Last updated: 4 September 2018

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