Hazardous waste

If you are a business find out more about hazardous waste at Classify different types of waste (GOV.UK).


There are a number of different types of asbestos. If you are not sure what type of asbestos you are dealing with, call a specialist contractor. See Asbestos for more information.


Most high street stores selling batteries provide in-store recycling bins.

Car batteries, car oil, fluorescent and energy saving bulbs

All these items can be disposed of at your local Household Waste Recycling centre 

Gas bottles

Where possible try to return these to the supplier. You can dispose of small numbers of gas bottles at your local Household Waste Recycling centre.

Sharps, needles, medical waste or infectious waste

To request a collection of sharps, needles, medical waste or infectious waste please contact the waste team on 01732 876147.

Please note incontinence pads and nappies are not classed as clinical waste. Please put them into a bag and then into your black bin.