Household Waste Recycling Centres (Tidy tips)

What will the tidy tips not accept?

Our Household Waste Recycling Centres (tidy tips) cannot accept:

  • asbestos
  • trade / commercial waste
  • un-sectioned trees (with a girth larger than 30cm)
  • engine oil (quantities greater than 15 litres)
  • vehicle parts (except car batteries and tyres)
  • hazardous or biological waste
  • contaminated materials presenting a direct contact risk
  • animal bedding and faeces (including all pet waste)

Please note that trade / commercial waste includes waste generated by a builder, gardener, glazier or other tradesman working in a domestic property.

The cost of waste removal should be included in their quote.

Only small quantities of DIY / demolition waste such as soil, brick, rubble, doors and windows will be accepted with a waste permit, even if from your own home.

It may be advisable in some instances to hire a skip.

If you have an item for disposal that you are not sure will be accepted, check by calling customer services on 0300 300 8302.