The A to Z of waste items and which bin they should go in

70 items found
  • Asbestos

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Contact a commercial waste management company

  • Batteries (household)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Household Batteries container.
    image of the sign for Household Batteries containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Bricks

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Buckets (plastic)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Car battery

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Car Batteries container.
    image of the sign for Car Batteries containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Carpets

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Cartridges for printers

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Return to the manufacturer or supplier. Some charities will accept them too.

  • Clinical waste

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Please contact the NHS for advice on disposal.

  • Clothes

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Textile recycling points

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Computers

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Cooking oil

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Cooking Oil container.
    image of the sign for Cooking Oil containers

    Stranraer or Newton Stewart only.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Cosmetic bottles (glass)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Glass recycling points (make sure they are empty and clean)

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Drainage pipes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Electricals

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Energy saving light bulbs

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Fluorescent Tube container.
    image of the sign for Fluorescent Tube containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Fireworks

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact commercial waste management firm.

  • Flares

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Please contact your local coastguard for advice on disposal of flares.

  • Fluorescent tubes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Fluorescent Tube container.
    image of the sign for Fluorescent Tube containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Fridges and freezers

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Bulky Uplift Phone 030 33 33 3000 to book

  • Furniture

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Bulky Uplift Phone 030 33 33 3000 to book

  • Garden waste (organic)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Garden waste container.
    image of the sign for Garden waste containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Compost at home if possible. Remove contaminants including plastic sacks, stones, plant pots and fencing material. Sent for reprocessing and recycling

  • Gas cylinders

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Gas Bottles container.
    image of the sign for Gas Bottles containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Glass (bottles and jars)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    You can recycle glass bottles and jars at a local Recycling Point. No need to separate colours, just rinse, remove tops and pop them in the bin.

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Recycling Points

  • Glass panes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Hardback books

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Non-Recyclable

    This item goes in your non-recyclable bin.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Hardcore

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Hazardous chemicals

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact waste management organisations to arrange disposal.

  • Helium gas bottles and cylinders

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Japanese knotweed

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact a specialist waste management contractor for this specific plant disposal.

  • Large tubes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Laundry basket

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Lead acid batteries

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Light bulbs (energy saving)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Fluorescent Tube container.
    image of the sign for Fluorescent Tube containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Light bulbs (filament) 

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Meat trays (metal)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Medicines

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Return to your local pharmacy.

  • Metals

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Mobile phones

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Needles

    We do not accept this type of waste

    NHS accepts needles and your prescribing pharmacist should supply a sharp safe Bin or needle exchange.

  • Pesticides

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Follow manufacturer instructions.

  • Pills and Tablets

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Return to your pharmacy.

  • Plant pots (ceramic)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Plasterboard

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Plastic carrier bags

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Check with your supermarket if they accept them

  • Plastic tubes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Pressurised containers (includes gas bottles such as LPG and camping gas, fire extinguishers only)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Rags (clean)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Textile recycling points

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Ragwort

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Contact a specialist waste management contractor for this specific plant disposal.

  • Rechargeable batteries

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Household Batteries container.
    image of the sign for Household Batteries containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Rubble

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Sauce bottles (glass)

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Glass container.
    image of the sign for Glass containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Glass recycling points

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Recycling Points

  • Scrap metal

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Scrap Metal container.
    image of the sign for Scrap Metal containers

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Shoes

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Textile recycling points

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Small electrical appliances

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Smoke alarms

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Electrical container.
    image of the sign for Electrical containers

    Please ensure all data is wiped.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Soil

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Stone

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Syringes

    We do not accept this type of waste

    NHS accepts them and your prescriBing pharmacist should supply a sharp safe Bin or needle exchange.

  • Textiles

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Textiles container.
    image of the sign for Textiles containers

    Please tie shoes together to keep in pairs.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

    Textile recycling points

    You can find your nearest recycling point on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Toner

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Can be returned to the manufacturer or supplier.

  • Turf

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Soil and Rubble container.
    image of the sign for Soil and Rubble containers

    Please remove wood, metal, wires, glass and plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Tyres

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    Please check at the HWRC for special instructions regarding asbestos, car or lead-acid batteries, tyres, gas cylinders or other pressurised containers.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Underlay

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Vegetable oil

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Cooking Oil container.
    image of the sign for Cooking Oil containers

    Stranraer or Newton Stewart only.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Vinyl flooring

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Water filters

    We do not accept this type of waste

    Can be returned to manufacturer to be recycled.

  • Windowpanes

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Large or Bulky Residual Waste container.
    image of the sign for Large or Bulky Residual Waste containers

    Sent for sorting and processing

    This will be sent for further sorting with a percentage going to landfill.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Wood

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Wood and Timber container.
    image of the sign for Wood and Timber containers

    Please remove felt or plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Wooden flooring

    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Wood and Timber container.
    image of the sign for Wood and Timber containers

    Please remove felt or plastics.

    This will be sent direct to a reprocessing facility.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

  • Wool

    Charity shop

    If the item is in good condition there may be charity shops in your area that would be happy to take it.


    Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

    We do not collect this type of waste as part of the household waste collection service but you can take it to a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

    This waste goes in the Small Non–Recyclable Waste container.
    image of the sign for Small Non–Recyclable Waste containers

    Waste in this container will not be recycled.

    It will be processed at the EcoDeco plant, then sent to a facility for energy recovery.

    You can find your nearest HWRC on our Find My Nearest tool.

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