You can take some types of household hazardous waste to our Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) at:
Apply for permits to access our HWRC sites if you have a van or trailer.
Disposal of asbestos
To dispose of asbestos from your household, you can:
Note: We can't accept asbestos from traders.
If a tradesperson has removed asbestos on your behalf, they're responsible for disposing of it safely at an appropriate site. The Environment Agency lists local disposal facilities.
Disposal of household chemicals
We also have disposal facilities at our Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) for:
- household chemicals
We can't accept:
- farming chemicals
- industrial chemicals
Contact us before visiting our HWRCs if you're unsure about what we accept.
Disposal of gas canisters/fire extinguishers
We have disposal facilities at Hazel Court HWRC for:
- gas canisters
- fire extinguishers
You should be aware that:
- there's a charge for disposing of these items
- we don't accept these items at Towthorpe/Strensall HWRC