Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

Our HWRC are open, and we are operating as normal, in line with any government guidelines. Please continue to respect and protect North Yorkshire.

  • There are no social distancing requirements in place, but please respect those around you and give them space
  • If you need assistance, please ask a member of staff.
  • There are no restrictions on the number of people getting out of a vehicle (apart from children or pets).
  • Trailers are allowed at all sites (apart from Wombleton HWRC).
  • The normal rules will apply for non-commercial chargeable waste and payments will only be accepted using cards, contactless where possible.
  • At Harrogate Household Waste Recycling Centre only, we are not able to accept hardcore and rubble, plasterboard, tyres or asbestos.  
  • Commercial waste is accepted at all sites except Harrogate Stonefall.
  • Wash your hands before and after attending a HWRC

Mobile HWRCs are provided in places not covered by permanent HWRCs.


  • Askrigg - off Station Road, Askrigg DL8 3HZ
  • Boroughbridge - car park off Back Lane, Boroughbridge YO51 9AN
  • Hawes - Charcoals Way, Upper Wensleydale Business Park DL8 3QT
  • Langthwaite – Car Park, DL11 6RE
  • Muker - car Park off the B6270 at Muker Bridge, Muker DL11 6QG.
  • Pateley Bridge - Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge HG3 5BD
  • Reeth - Village Green, Reeth DL11 6SY
  • West Burton – The Green, DL8 4JN

Location map

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Red locator pin Standard HWRC Green locator pin Mobile HWRC

Dates and opening times for 2022-23

Location Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Opens Closes
Askrigg - - - - - - - -
Boroughbridge 8 12 10 - 11 11 9am 1pm
Hawes 15 - - 21 - - 9am 1pm
Langthwaite - - - - - - - -
Muker - - - - - - - -
Pateley Bridge 1 5 3 - 4 4 9am 1pm
Reeth 22 - - - - 18 9am 1pm
West Burton - - - - - - - -

The times at Askrigg, Langthwaite, Muker and West Burton may vary depending on location.

Items accepted

The following household waste is accepted at all mobile centres:

  • furniture (including beds, mattresses, sofas and chairs), bric-a-brac;
  • paper, cardboard, telephone directories, books;
  • glass, food and drink cans, foil, scrap metal;
  • mixed textiles and clothes;
  • fluorescent tubes, TVs and monitors, fridges and freezers, large appliances, small appliances;
  • wood.

Garden waste is only accepted at the Pateley Bridge mobile centre.

Tyres, hardcore, rubble, plasterboard and asbestos are not accepted at any mobile centre. These can be taken to some of our permanent household waste recycling centres.

Commercial and charity waste

Commercial and charity waste is not accepted at our mobile household waste recycling centres.

More information

Further details are available in our household waste recycling centre user guidance leaflet.

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