Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRC

Household waste recycling centres (HWRC) take household items to recycle and will dispose of other items. In Eden, there are two HWRCs at Flusco, near Penrith and Hobsons Lane at Kirkby Stephen. Renewi Management Limited run both sites on behalf of Cumbria County Council.

Household waste recycling centre permit

Due to measures in place to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the permit scheme is closed until further notice.

Apply for a HWRC permit online on the Cumbria County Council website, if you want to use a van or twin axle trailer to take your recycling or refuse to a HWRC.

Alternatively, telephone 0300 003 1118, the permit helpline, to apply.

Flusco HWRC

Read about Flusco HWRC on the Cumbria County Council website to find out which items you can take to the centre.

Please use the Flusco turning on the A66 to go to HWRC, to avoid going through Newbiggin village.

  • Location: Newbiggin, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0JB;
  • Opening Hours: 8am to 6pm, Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays (Closed Christmas);
  • Telephone: 01768 480691 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm);
  • Email:

Kirkby Stephen HWRC

Read about Kirkby Stephen HWRC on Cumbria County Council's website to find out which items you can take to the centre.

  • Location: Hobsons Lane, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4RN;
  • Opening Hours: 8am to 6pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday;
  • Telephone: 017683 72540 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 8am to 6pm);
  • Email:

Find a recycling centre near you, for an alternative place to recycle.

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