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A to Z guide on waste - H

Some ideas to help you decide what to do with your unwanted items.


Donate your old hats to local charity shops or local theatre groups.

Take them to the textile banks at your local recycling centre or to any of our household waste recycling centres.

Hazardous waste (such as asbestos, chemicals, fireworks)

See our information on hazardous household waste.

Household waste

When shopping buy no more than you need, also try to buy items that are easy to reuse or recycle.

Household waste can be taken to your nearest local recycling centre or our household waste recycling centres.

Household waste recycling centres

We have 9 household waste recycling centres in Derbyshire:

  • Ashbourne (Mayfield Road)
  • Bolsover (Buttermilk Lane)
  • Buxton (Waterswallows Road)
  • Glossop
  • Ilkeston
  • Loscoe (Heanor)
  • Newhall (Swadlincote)
  • Northwood (Matlock)
  • Stonegravels (Chesterfield)

Derby City Council operates a centre located on the A5111 at Raynesway. Find out more about our household waste recycling centres and what we can and can't accept.