Some products have a charge that must be paid at the time of booking. If an item has a charge, it will say below.

We no longer recycle pet food pouches at the HWRC. You can find out where to recycle these by visiting the Mars website.

Could someone else use your items? Think about donating to the tip shop and giving them a new lease of life.

Before you come to the household waste recycling centre, consider that some of these items could be recycled at home.

Cans (like drinks cans) - these can be recycled at home in your red bag.

Cardboard - please flatten cardboard and remove any plastic and polystyrene. Cardboard is also collected from home weekly in the blue bag.

Cartons (tetrapaks) - these can be recycled from home weekly in the red bag. Please rinse and flatten.

Small electricals - can be recycled weekly at home in your green box.

Paper - newspapers, magazines, catalogues, etc. can also be recycled at home in your blue bag.

Glass bottles and jars - please rinse and place into glass banks or recycle weekly from home in your green box.

Plastics household packaging - plastic bottles, pots, etc. can be placed in the plastics recycling container. You can also recycle these items each week from home in your red bag.

Plastic bags and polythene film are not collected. These can be recycled at carrier bag recycling bins at major supermarkets.

Batteries (all small household type batteries) - these can be recycled in the container near the WEEE recycling area.

Bicycles - can be placed in the scrap metal container.

Books, CDs, DVDs - original items suitable for reuse can be placed into the book and media bank.

Bric a brac - ornaments, lampshades, cutlery, etc. These items could also be donated to the tip shop.

Car batteries - please give to site staff to store and take care when handling.

Clothes (plus sheets, blankets, bed covers, towels, belts, bags, paired shoes) - please bag items and place into the textile recycling container. Duvets, sleeping bags and pillows cannot be taken. Think about donating to a local animal charity home to use for pet bedding.

Cooking oil - please place sealed bottles into the designated containers.

Household Electricals (large or small) - items with a plug or battery can be recycled at the WEEE area. There are bays for all domestic electrical items. Including fridges, freezers, washers, driers, ovens, TVs and computer monitors. 

Please get rid of any food and packaging from fridges and freezers before bringing them.

Engine oil - You should pour used engine oil into the waste oil recycling tank.

Fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs - please keep these separate and unbroken. Place them into the designated lamps recycling container at the WEEE recycling area.

Foil - please rinse, fold and place with metal cans. Please note, no plastic or paper backed foils such as crisp packets can be recycled at the HWRC. 

Furniture - please consider donating good condition items to the tip shop.

Garden waste - plant materials from grass cuttings to shrubs and tree branches. No soil, plastic bags, garden pots or Japanese knotweed to be put in garden waste skips.

Gas bottles - empty single domestic use type bottles only, please see site staff.

Glass (plate window type glass) - please see site staff to place safely in recycling container.

Paint - if it can be re-used consider offering it on Freecycle or keep it safe and sealed for use in your home. 

If paint is no longer suitable for use, we might accept for recycling by specialist companies. Please ask site staff.

Empty metal paint tins can be placed into the scrap metal skip. 

Plasterboard - plaster and gypsum materials are accepted within DIY waste limits. Studwork, tiles etc. must be removed.

Please note there will be a charge of £4 per sheet/bag, that must be paid at the time of booking.

Large rigid plastics - like washing up bowls, garden furniture, etc. are collected separately. They should be placed at the designated recycling bay.

Printer cartridges - this includes toner cartridges which are also accepted.

Rubble and soil - bricks, concrete, tiles, ceramics, stone, soil. One car boot load or small trailer only per visit within DIY waste limits.

Please note there will be a charge of £1 per bag of rubble, that must be paid at the time of booking.

Scrap metal - items with a reasonable metal content should be placed into the scrap metal skips.

Textiles -  Including sheets, blankets, bed covers, towels, belts, bags, paired shoes. Please bag items and place into the textile recycling container. Duvets, sleeping bags and pillows cannot be taken. You should consider donating to local animal charity homes to use for pet bedding.

TVs and computer monitors - please place in the designated container skip at the WEEE recycling area.

Tyres - you can bring a maximum of two car tyres only. Please ask site staff.

Please note that there will be a charge of £2.50 per unit. Paid at the time of booking.

Wood (timber) - quality wood or wood based furniture but no fabric or glass attached please. Ask site staff if in doubt. 

Small amounts of cement bonded asbestos may be deposited at the site. This is in keeping with the 'asbestos acceptance procedure'. Please contact the councilfor advice. 

This service is only available during weighbridge office opening hours. Residents must notify the weighbridge office. You should also provide a council tax or utility bill statement to verify your address.