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Household Waste Recycling Centres

Household waste can be taken to any of the city's 5 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs).

Opening Days and Hours:

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When using Household Waste Recycling Centres please remember:

  • To follow the instructions of the site supervisors who will direct you to the correct container for your waste.
  • Try to time your visit for a weekday morning to avoid the busiest periods. Weekends, afternoons and Bank Holidays can be very busy so you may experience delays.
  • Materials brought to site will be reclaimed for either re-use or recycling wherever possible.

Remember - It is illegal to dump waste at places other than within the skips provided at the Recycling Sites.

Van permit scheme

If you wish to visit any of the Household Waste Recycling Centres in vans, pick-ups or trailers and have not yet applied for a permit, please use our booking in procedure to help us manage traffic and waste on site.

For details please call: 0114 273 4567 or download the leaflet at the bottom of this page.

Please note: there is a Height Barrier (1.8m/5'11") at all the Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Please note: These sites are not for the use of traders, who must use a properly licensed waste disposal site and satisfy Duty of Care.


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How can we help?

We welcome your feedback on the services we offer. Please contact us on the number below for assistance. Call: 0114 273 4567

Call Centre opening times
Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm

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