What we can't accept at our recycling centres
There are certain items of waste we cannot accept.
We cannot accept any of the following:
Waste from a commercial business − your district council can let you have a commercial bin, subject to a charge. See also Environment Agency Netregs Waste Directory (opens in a new window) website for private disposal sites.
Waste left with a householder by a tradesperson.
Over 50kg of rubble and soil.
Asbestos - more than two roofing sheets or two metres of pipe. See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for further information.
Tree trunks and branches over 150mm diameter.
Scrap Vehicles − see the Recycle Your Car website (opens in a new window)
Large items of fitted furniture.
More than two window frames (with or without glass) or two doors from a DIY project.
Any waste arising from the demolition of buildings, garages or garden sheds.
Planning a major home or garden refurbishment?
If you are planning to carry out major refurbishment work to your house or garden we recommend you consider hiring a skip as part of the project.
If you do hire a skip and need to place it on the road check whether you need to apply for a permit.