Alert Section

List of Waste accepted at Household Recycling Centres


 Type Help / Advice Examples / Info
 Aerosols non- hazard  can & plastic container  Deodorant / polish etc.
 Aerosols Hazardous  Ask site staff  Car paint / insect sprays etc.

Asbestos (small amounts only )
Asbestos only accepted at Buckley

Ask site  staff Contact 01352 701234
Batteries household No plastic bags Rechargeable power tool batteries need to be fully discharged
Batteries – car Ask site staff  
Cans / tins can & plastic container Including biscuit / sweet tins
Cardboard Remove Polystyrene Polystyrene in general waste 
Carpets ( not vinyl) Underlay accepted Vinyl in general waste skip
Cartons (milk, soup etc.) Can be Collected Kerbside with cans & plastic Place in the container for plastic and cans
Food waste Must be in bio bags No plastic bags
Clothing / shoes   Please tie or bag shoes in pairs
Cooking oil   In sealed containers only please
Electrical (small)    
Electrical (large)    
Fluo tubes Led bulbs Handle with care Old style bulbs in general waste
Fridge /  Freezers Remove all food Trade units not accepted
General waste Separate materials before site visit No Recyclables in general waste 
Glass bottles and jars   Metal lids in the can bank please
Glass panes- not in frames Place in SOIL & RUBBLE skip No UPVC frames with glass –place in general; waste

Garden / green waste

No wire / plant pots etc. NO RAGWORT or large tree stumps
Hard plastic Hard plastic skip No oil Tanks or car parts
Hazardous (small) Please ASK staff NO FLARES/ TRADE OR LAB chemicals
Mattresses Call helpline to check room in skip 01352 701234 Call ahead to avoid a wasted journey
Motor Oil Ask site staff  
Oil filters Ask site staff  
Paint /gloss & emulsion Ask site staff  
Paper laminated card not accepted NO plastic type wrapping paper
Plasterboard   NO bags of plaster
NO Asbestos
Plastic bottles Cans, plastic & cartons skip  
Printer cartridges Ask site staff if unsure Ink cartridge bin (red)
Scrap Metal   Car engine / body parts not accepted.
Shoes ERP clothing banks (Blue ) Charity banks not available currently
Soil / Rubble No asbestos or bags Can accept Pyrex , glasses and mirrors
TV & Monitors    
Tyres STRICTLY car  tyres only Commercial / trade vehicle types NOT accepted
Wood   Not painted or Creosoted wood