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Waterswallows household waste recycling centre

Waterswallows Household Waste Recycling Centre is provided in partnership with Sita UK.

Waterswallows recycling centre

Waterswallows Household Waste Recycling Centre
Waterswallows Industrial Estate
Waterswallows Road
Green Fairfield
SK17 7JB

Opening times

  • open - 8.30am to 6pm daily
  • closed - Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

The site can be very busy during weekends and bank holidays, so there may be some queuing at these times. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


  • The site is situated on Waterswallows Road off the A6 Fairfield Road near Buxton.
  • From Buxton town centre - follow the A6 north, past Buxton golf course, towards Dove Holes. The site is signposted 'Recycling Centre' 1.5 miles to the right just past the Peak Practice driving range.
  • From the north - follow the A6 towards Buxton. The site is signposted 'Recycling Centre' to the left 0.7 miles south of Doveholes.

What you can take

See what we can and can't accept for further details.