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What you can and cannot take to the centre

You cannot take the following items to the Re-use and Recycling Centre:

Items you can take to the centre

There are separate containers at the Re-use and Recycling Centre for:

  • Aerosols
  • Books, DVDs and CDs
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Cans (food and drink)
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Engine oil
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Furniture
  • Food and drink cartons
  • Garden waste (not plastic items or bags)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Hard plastics (for example plastic garden furniture)
  • Household batteries
  • Light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • Large appliances (for example televisions, cookers and washing machines)
  • Mattresses
  • Metals
  • Non-recyclable household waste (use for carpets)
  • Plastic bottles
  • Small electrical appliances (for example kettles, toasters, laptops, hairdryers)
  • Toys and board games
  • Wood and timber.

Restricted items

These are items considered non-household or DIY waste and are usually created from construction, alteration or repair of home or garden.

  • Asbestos (three sheets per visit, one visit per month - it must be triple-wrapped in plastic and sealed with tape)
  • Hard-core and rubble (five bags per visit, one visit per month)
  • Plasterboard (five sheets per visit, one visit per month)
  • Tyres (three tyres per visit, one visit per month).