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Household waste recycling centres

We provide 20 household waste recycling centres, reusing, recycling and composting more than 60 per cent of all waste delivered to sites.

Opening times

  • March - 8.30am - 5pm
  • April - September - 8.30am - 7pm
  • October - 8.30am - 5pm
  • November - February - 8.30am - 4pm

We are closed every Wednesday, and on 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Centre locations

If you know the name of your local household waste recycling centre, you can select it from this list and view further information, such as location and the types of materials that can be recycled.

Household waste recycling centres

Alternatively, you can view the centres on a map:

View HWRCs in a larger map

Green pin Standard HWRC Red pin Mobile HWRC Blue pin HWRC also accepts commercial waste  

Mobile household waste recycling centres

We also operate mobile household waste recycling sites to provide recycling/disposal facilities in some areas. Find out more about the service, including dates and opening times here.

Restrictions on vehicles that may use our sites

Most residents using cars, estates, people carriers or trailers do not need to register. However, if  you are using commercial vehicles or large vehicles, you will need to register.

Our pdf icon household waste recycling centre guidance leaflet [690kb]  advises whether or not you need to pdf icon register to use our household waste recycling centres [202kb].

Hazardous waste collection

Hazardous chemicals cannot be accepted at the household waste recycling centres, so you should contact us if you have any hazardous chemicals from your home. Tell the team as much as you can about what needs to be collected, including quantity, volume and size. Hazardous chemicals from a business must be disposed of through a private licensed contractor.

Policies and guidance

We've pdf icon 24 policies covering the provision of the service [33kb] including location, accessibility, waste types accepted, information and communication.

Guidance is in place covering large vehicles, commercial or commercial like vehicles, large trailers, delivery of construction and demolition waste, charities, community and voluntary groups, commercial waste and delivering waste on behalf of friends, families and neighbours. pdf icon Download the guidance document here [690kb].

This page was last updated on 13 December 2013