What materials you can bring, limits on the amount and charges for some materials.
What you can bring
- batteries (car and domestic)
- books, DVDs and CDs
- DIY and construction waste (charges apply for some items)
- electrical appliances, household only, large and small, known as Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
- fuel (petrol or diesel, in a sealed container)
- fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs
- glass bottles and jars
- glasses (spectacles)
- green waste from gardens
- hard plastic (such as, old toys, household items, drainpipes)
- hazardous household waste, check before you bring anything
- household furniture
- oil (used engine oil and cooking oil, in a sealed container)
- paper and magazines
- plastic bottles
- refrigerators and freezers (domestic)
- scrap metal
- shoes, clothes, textiles and rags
- shredded paper
- televisions and monitors
- tin cans, foil
- wood waste
DIY and construction waste free of charge
You don't need to pay to take these items to the recycling centre:
- bath or shower trays
- DIY plastic: pipes, guttering, facia, soffit, skirting, cladding, loose plastics
- insulation material
- plastic doors or door frames
- plastic panels
- plastic sanitary ware
- plastic windows
- roofing felt
- roofing sheets
- shower screens
- water tanks
DIY and construction waste you need to pay for
You need to pay to take some DIY and construction waste to the recycling centre.
You pay online for chargeable DIY and construction waste when you book a visit to a reuse and recycling centre.
You need to pay for whole bags and sheets, you cannot pay for a part bag.
A bag is a small, plastic sand or aggregate bag from a standard DIY store that can be safely lifted by one person. A propriety rubble bag is not classed as a small bag and you may need to pay extra.
If you bring more chargeable waste than you have booked, you can pay by card at the recycling and reuse centre.
Loose waste and waste in trailers will be assessed at the recycling and reuse centre for charging.
Cost £11 per sheet or bag.
We'll accept up to 10 sheets or 25kg bags of bonded asbestos per week. All asbestos must be double wrapped in polythene and sealed with tape.
Maximum sheet size of 10ft (3m) x 4.5ft (1.5m). A sheet of asbestos is a small domestic roofing sheet or similar.
You must not mix bagged asbestos with any other waste. We can only accept cement bonded asbestos. We will not accept unwrapped asbestos.
Clean plasterboard with no materials attached
Cost £4.50 per sheet or bag.
Includes plaster and gypsum related products.
Plasterboard with other materials attached
Cost £9.50 per sheet or bag.
Includes plasterboard with materials attached such as tiles, foil insulation or other materials.
Soil and rubble
Cost £2.90 per bag or item.
- paving slabs
- sanitary ware including ceramic toilets, sinks, and pedestal
Soil and rubble will be refused if mixed with other materials.