All Household Waste Recycling Centres in the Wakefield district are currently open Read More
Glasshoughton and Denby Dale Road will be accepting bookings for household asbestos from Monday 22nd June 2020 READ MORE

Which Items Can I Dispose Of?

Not sure how to get rid of your rubbish? Check out our A to Z list of reusing, recycling and waste disposal below:

a-z list of
waste

Waste Items we can dispose of starting with “a

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Aerosols

Empty aerosols can be placed in your brown recycling bin, or put in the can banks at your nearest Bring Site or Recycling Centre. These items are melted and made into new metal products.

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Aluminium Cans

Empty aerosols can be placed in your brown recycling bin, or put in the can banks at your nearest Bring Site or Recycling Centre. These items are melted and made into new metal products.

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Aluminium Foil

Clean foil can be placed in your brown recycling bin, or put in the can banks at your nearest Bring Site or Recycling Centre. Please try to reuse foil containers where possible, they make good seed trays.

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Antifreeze

Please take your bottles of unwanted antifreeze (if possible leave it in the original container) to your nearest Recycling Centre and put them in the chemical waste container. Ask a member of staff for help if you are unsure where this is.

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Appliances

If you are replacing an unwanted appliance, the retailer supplying your new appliance may offer you a take back service. Alternatively you can take your unwanted appliances to your nearest Recycling Centre. Please ensure these are placed in the appropriate container on site. If unsure please ask a member of staff on site. Or contact the Council about its bulky collections service.

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Asbestos

You can take your household asbestos to the Wakefield and Glasshoughton Recycling Centres. These are the only facilites which accept asbestos by appointment only.  For frequently asked questions and our booking in procedure, click here.

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Ash

Coal ash can be disposed of in your household rubbish bin. Please wait until it is cold and bag it up before putting it in your bin.

Do you want to dispose of items that are too big for normal household rubbish and recycling collections?
Click here to find out information about our bulky collection service

If your item isn’t listed here, or you need some help, you can use the form below to contact us…


page last updated :
11th September 2019