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Starting from 1 April 2019 you will see changes at your local household recycling centre, are you ready?

Waste Permit Scheme

3. Types of waste permits

DIY

Householders can make one trip to dispose of up to 6 items of DIY waste into one Household Recycling Centre during one visit.

DIY items may include:

  • A bath
  • A door
  • A kitchen unit
  • A sack (up to 100 litres volume) of soil / rubble / tiles / other DIY waste

Valid for one visit within 31 days. This permit is not available to charities.

General household

Householders can take non-recyclable household waste (e.g. mattress, carpet, small amounts of excess waste) to a Household Recycling Centre.

Valid for 31 days (up to 90 days on renewal). This permit is available to charities.

Recycling

Householders can take recyclable waste such as cardboard, paper, compostable garden waste or electrical items to a Household Recycling Centre.

Valid for 31 days (up to 90 days on renewal). This permit is available to charities.

Asbestos

We can only accept small amounts of asbestos from householders.

The maximum amount accepted in any visit is three normal sized bin-liner bags or four sheets of approx 8ft by 3ft. This material needs to be double wrapped in bags and sealed with tape so that no dust can escape.

Valid for 3 visits during 12 months. This permit is not available to charities

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Last updated: 12 March 2019

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