Household recycling centres and waste permits

What you can't take to a recycling centre

You can't dispose of the following items at a household recycling centre:

  • dead animals, carcasses and faeces
  • large quantities of animal bedding (allow 1-2 bags per week from small domestic pets, must be double bagged).
  • materials presenting a direct contact risk
  • tree trunks and branches thicker than 20cm and or longer than 2m
  • flammables and explosives, such as fireworks or ammunition
  • storage heaters containing asbestos (pre 1980 or models with SR the end of the model number)

Disposing of hazardous waste