You can take household rubbish and recyclable items to Redfield Road Household Waste and Recycling Centre
The site is open seven days a week, including Bank Holidays. They are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. The opening times are below.
April 1st to September 30th
8am to 8pm
October 1st to 31st
8am to 6pm
November 1st to February 28th/29th
8am to 4pm
8am to 6pm
Registration is not required. However if you are using a Commercial vehicle for domestic waste please contact us on 0115 915 2000.
Please note we don't accept any trade waste at all so using a commercial vehicle for your own waste means you are likely to be questioned, unless there is no relevance between the waste and the business.
The following items can be taken:
- Car batteries
- Flat glass
- Florescent tubes
- Food tins and drinks cans
- Fridges and freezers
- Garden Waste
- Gas Bottles
- Hardcore and rubble
- Large appliances
- Mixed glass, bottles and Jars
- Mixed paper and card
- Mixed textiles and clothes
- Mobile phones
- Printer cartridges
- Scrap metal
- Small appliances
- Tapes and disks
- TV's and monitors
- Used engine oil
- Wood and timber
Rubbish from businesses CANNOT be taken to the site. For information on how you can dispose of your business waste, please go to the Business waste collection page.
Please note that from April 2017 there will be charge to dispose rubble and plasterboard (and similar DIY waste) at this centre:
- £3 + VAT per bag/25kg of rubble/tiles/concrete
- £8 + VAT per bag/25kg of plasterboard
A bag should be no larger than 535mm by 820mm
Credit/Debit card payment only please
Examples of chargeable items
- Whole paving slabs
- Concrete posts and lintels/gravel boards
Charge: £3 + vat per slab, post or lintel.
- Bricks (broken or whole)
- Blocks (broken or whole)
- Broken paving slabs
- Sand, gravel and pebbles
- Cement mortar and rendering
Charge: £3 + vat per bag (or part bag).
Ceramics and tiles
- Ceramic wall / floor tiles
- Slates / roof tiles
Charge: £3 + vat each or £3+vat per bag (or part bag).
Plasterboard and gypsum products
- Gypsum based products
- Plaster board sheets (whole or broken)
- Ceiling roses
- Unused / part bags of plaster
Charge: £8 + vat per sheet (1800mm x 900mm / 6ft x 3ft approx.)
or £8 + vat per bag (or part bag).
Why are we introducing charging?
We are aware that our Recycling Centres are highly valued by residents, however like many local authorities; we have to make difficult financial decisions due to significant cuts from central government. We are required by law to provide a Household Waste and Recycling Centre service and ours is one of the most efficient in the country. We do not, however, have to provide a disposal service for rubble and plasterboard so, like with many other councils we have decided to charge a small amount for this service to help fund our front line services.
Please be aware that the telephone line is not always manned. We would recommend checking the information on this page prior to making contact.
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