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National lockdown: Stay at home

Restricted wastes and disposal limits

Limits are in place for the following waste streams with no charge for disposal.

Charges apply to some non-household waste.

For restricted waste, residents are required to complete a ‘disclaimer form’ to declare that the waste is from their household, has not arisen as a result of commercial use and to acknowledge that a limit applies to the quantities of waste they are entitled to deposit at the HWRC.

How much can I take?

Animal bedding or faeces

  • 2 bags (80 litres x 2) per household
  • Frequency: daily.

Asbestos - Cement Bonded

  • Restricted to two hours a day between 1pm - 3pm. Please ensure asbestos is double wrapped in heavy duty clear polythene and sealed securely with tape before arriving at the Household Waste Recycling Centre.
  • 4 sheets (approximately 6’ by 2’ or 4’ by 3’) – or – 4 bags (approximately 25kg size rubble bag x 4).
  • Frequency: six months.

Car battery

  • 2 lead acid batteries.
  • Frequency: six months.

Dead animals

  • Not permitted.

Fire extinguishers

  • 2 extinguishers (up to 2kg).
  • Frequency: six months.

Fitted items such as doors, window frames, cupboards and wardrobes

  • 1 cubic metre (1m3) broadly equivalent to a load that can be brought to the HWRC in a family car.
  • Frequency: six months.

Gas cylinders

  • 2 cylinders (up to 19 kg size).
  • Frequency: six months.

Household and garden chemicals

  • 5 x 2.5 litre (or equivalent volume)
  • Frequency: six months.

Paint

  • 10 x 2.5 litre paintpots (or equivalent volume).
  • Frequency: six months.

uPVC items such as soffits, facias, guttering, pipes, windows and doors

  • 1 cubic metre (1m3) broadly equivalent to a load that can be brought to the HWRC in a family car.
  • Frequency: six months.

Used engine oil

  • 25 litres.
  • Frequency: six months.

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