Helpful guidelines

How do I get rid of my Northumberland sofa?

How do I get rid of my Northumberland sofa?

You can also dispose of bulky waste items in other ways:

  1. Look for organisations and charities on our reuse and recycle page to see if any can make use of your items.
  2. Take most of your bulky waste items to one of our household waste recovery centres (HWRCs) for free.
  3. Use a private waste removal company or hire a skip.

Can I take a mattress to the tip Northumberland?

mattresses. scrap metal. beverage and drinks cartons eg Tetrapacks. comingled materials eg paper, card, plastic bottles, aluminium & steel cans.

How do I get a bigger green bin Northumberland?

If you would like to request a larger bin, please call us on 0345 600 6400.

Can I put glass in general waste?

Glass items, including glasses and pieces of windows, can be disposed of in general waste bins, ideally, you would have a separate glass recycling bin.

Can I take my van to the local tip?

Frequently yes. All councils operate slightly differently, but many local councils that allow vans will only let them on site if they have the required permit. Permits are usually free to local residents who want to dispose of household junk, but you will need to apply in advance of your trip.

Can I take my van to the tip Northumberland?

The following are all allowed with a permit: Any van, private or trade weighing less than 3.5 tonnes.

How do you recycle jam jar lids?

You can now also place metal lids – such as jam jar lids in with your recycling but please put them in separately to the glass bottle or jar. These will be sorted mechanically and recycled. Please ensure that any plastic film is removed and the worst of the food residue rinsed off.

Can you put plastic coat hangers in the recycle bin?

The rule of thumb is that you shouldn’t recycle clothes hangers by putting them in your standard recycling bin, as the curved end can get stuck on recycling machinery further down the line.

Can you put cat poo in garden waste?

Compost made from cat litter should only be used for non-edible plants like roses or perennials. Also, you should only add the used litter to the compost – always remove the cat poo as the heat generated by the composting process is usually not high enough to kill off the parasites in the poo that cause health issues.

Are St Helens tips open?

Open every day except Please be aware that if there are queuing vehicles towards closing time, site staff will notify any vehicles that may not be able to gain access and stop additional vehicles from joining the queue.

Do you collect bulky waste in South Tyneside?

The bulky waste collection service is not for businesses. For information about what is available to businesses, see Commercial waste We will collect items from across South Tyneside including South Shields, Hebburn, Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Whitburn. How would you rate the information on this page?

What is South Tyneside Council’s collection policy on storing items?

South Tyneside Council does not accept any liability for any items stored or left in a public area prior to collection. Do not place items out long before 7.30am as this may cause an obstruction and items may also get wet through meaning that we may not be able to take the items away.

How do I dispose of large waste items?

Recycling, rubbish, streets and roads Apply for special collection of large waste items Arrange a special collection for large waste items – most councils will collect things like old sofas, fridges or washing machines for a fee.

Can I put bulky waste in the recycling village?

If you have unwanted items that are too big or heavy to put in your bin, and you can’t take them to the Recycling Village , we can collect them from your home. Bulky waste collections are only available for domestic properties – not businesses.