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Recycling and waste A to Z

Unwanted Item Who Will Take Them Location
Aerosols Blue Bag refuse collection Kerbside collection
Asbestos Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Ash Blue Bag refuse collection Kerbside collection
Batteries (Car) Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Batteries (Household) Supermarkets and Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed Town and villages or Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Bedding and blankets Charity shops closed and recycling centres Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or recycling centres in villages and towns
Bicycles

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Books Charity shops closed and recycling bag and box collection Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or Kerbside Collection
Cans Blue bag refuse collection and recycling centres Kerbside collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Cardboard and packaging Blue bag refuse collection and recycling centres Kerbside collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Carrier bags Blue bag refuse collection Kerbside collection
Cartons (Tetra Paks) Blue bag refuse collection Kerbside collection
Cassettes Charity shops closed and recycling centres Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Cat poo and cat litter Blue bag refuse collection Kerbside collection
CDs Charity shops closed Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap.
Christmas cards Blue bag refuse collection Kerbside collection
Christmas tree Garden waste collection or Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed Kerbside collection, or Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Clinical waste Clinical waste collection Kerbside collection
Clothes Charity shops closed and recycling centres. Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or recycling centres in villages and towns
Compostable cups/bags Home composter or blue bag refuse collection. Online see bargain compost bins on the Recycle for Cumbria or blue bag kerbside collection.
Computers Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Crisp packets Blue Bag refuse collection. Kerbside collection
DIY waste Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Dog poo Waste bins or blue bag refuse collection. Waste bins through out Eden district or kerbside collection
DVDs Charity shops closed or Blue bag refuse collection. Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Electrical appliances Charity shops closed or household appliance collection suspended. Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or kerbside collection
Envelopes Recycling bag and box collection and recycling centres. Kerbside collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Food waste Home composter or blue bag refuse collection. Online see bargain compost bins on the Recycle for Cumbria or kerbside collection.
Furniture Penrith and Eden Freegle replies disabled. Online
Garden waste Garden waste collection, or Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Kerbside collection, or Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Gas cylinders Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Glass Recycling bag and box collection and recycling centres. Kerbside Collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Hazardous waste Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs
Jars and lids Recycling bag and box collection and recycling centres. Kerbside collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Light bulbs Blue bag refuse collection. Kerbside collection
Magazines/ Newspapers Blue bag refuse collection and recycling centres. Kerbside collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Medicines Chemists or vets. Alston, Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith or pharmacies at some doctors practices.
Mobile telephones Charities Ask at you local charity shop or search online.
Needles (hypodermic) Doctors' surgeries. Your doctors' surgery.
Oil (Cooking) Blue bag refuse collection. Kerbside collection.
Oil (Engine) Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Paint Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Paint Stripper Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Paper Recycling bag and box collection and recycling centres. Kerbside collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Pesticides Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Plastic containers Recycling bag and box collection and recycling centres. Kerbside Collection or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Polystyrene Blue bag refuse collection. Kerbside collection.
Printers Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Rags Recycling centres. Villages and towns.
Rubble Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Scrap metal Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Spectacles Opticians Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and Penrith.
Textiles Charity shops closed, Penrith and Eden Freegle replies disabled, or recycling centres. Charity shops in Appleby, Alston, Kirkby Stephen, Penrith and Shap or recycling centres in villages and towns.
Wood Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) closed. Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs.
Wrapping paper Blue Bag refuse collection. Kerbside collection.

Find out about Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRC, where you can recycle or dispose of items you no longer want. Closed to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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