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Turf

Reuse

If you have space you can layer the stripped turf in a pile. This will compost down to produce a great loamy top soil which can be returned back to your garden.

Recycle

Turf can be accepted at any of Staffordshire's recycling centres. It is not a statutory duty for the sites to take waste that isn’t produced in the normal day-to-day occupation of a home. Certain waste from household maintenance and improvement or garden work is not legally regarded as normal household rubbish and a charge or disposal limit can be made.

Turf edging can be recycled free of charge. Turf from clearing larger areas is considered to be garden landscaping and a charge of £3 per bag applies. Charges are based on standard rubble bags which are approximately 76cm x 96 cm. They are available from DIY stores or you can buy them from the recycling centre for 10p. Waste can be presented loose or in different sized bags and charges will be estimated by staff.

How much will it cost? 

The charges will be based upon the quantity of material deposited, a charge will not be applied for a small amount of turf, such as turf edging.

Payment for bags* will be whole or multiple of bags at £3 per bag. You can pay with credit or debit cards, as we cannot accept cash or cheques.

* Charges are based on standard rubble bags which are approximately 76cm x 96 cm. They are available from DIY stores or you can buy them from the recycling centre for 10p. Waste can be presented loose or in different sized bags and charges will be estimated by staff. 

Please note: these charges only apply to householders. They do not apply to trade waste which has a separate scheme.

What does this include?

  • Soil and turf from landscaping work
  • Bricks, hardcore and rubble
  • Stones, gravel and sand
  • Slates, slabs and tiles (floor, roof or wall)

A detailed list of items for each category, and whether they are charged for or not, is available on our charges page.

Large jobs

For large jobs such as building an extension, renovating a house or demolishing a wall will mean you have to hire a skip and pay for the removal/disposal of the material.

Where can I take these?

  

Baddesley Ensor

Lower House Lane, Baddesley Ensor, Atherstone, CV9 2QA
  

Biddulph

Bemersley Road, Biddulph, ST8 7QT
  

Bilbrook

Pendeford Mill Lane, Codsall, WV8 1JJ
  

Burntwood

Ring Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood, WS7 3JQ
  

Burton

Centurion Way (off Shobnall Road), Burton upon Trent, DE14 2AU (use DE14 2AY for SatNav)
  

Cannock

Lichfield Road, Cannock, WS11 8NQ
  

Cheadle

Tower Crane Drive, Off New Haden Road, Cheadle, ST10 1FB
  

Leek

Fowlchurch Road, Leek, ST13 6BH
  

Lichfield

Witley Drive, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, WS13 6EU
  

Newcastle

Leycett Lane, Newcastle, ST5 6AD
  

Rugeley

Station Road, Rugeley, WS15 2HE
  

Stafford

St. Albans Road, Stafford, ST16 3DR
  

Stone

Beacon Road / Opal Way, Stone Business Park, Aston, ST15 0NN
  

Uttoxeter

Robert Bakewell Way, Uttoxeter, ST14 5AU (Not SatNav compatible)
  

Wombourne

Botterham Lane, Wombourne, DY3 4RA

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