Waste and recycling

Disposing of hazardous waste

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
  • paint

We can't accept:

  • petrol
  • diesel
  • 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:

Also see

Waste, Highways and Environmental Services

Telephone: 01904 551551