Hazardous waste collection

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Information for householders about disposing of hazardous waste such as asbestos, gas bottles, car oil, car batteries and fluorescent tubes.

Hazardous waste collections

If you are a business find out more about hazardous waste by visiting Hazardous waste (Environment Agency website).

Asbestos

There are a number of different types of asbestos. If you are not sure what type of asbestos you have, you should call a specialist contractor. We can give you some information and advice on asbestos removal.

Batteries

EU rules require most high street stores selling batteries to provide in-store recycling bins.

Any retailer selling more than 32kg a year - equivalent to one pack of four AA batteries a day - must comply as part of targets on cutting landfill.

Car batteries

You can dispose of car batteries at your local Household Waste Recycling centre (commonly called tip)

Car oil

You can dispose of used car oil at your local Household Waste Recycling centre (commonly called tip)

Fluorescent tubes and energy saving bulbs

Fluorescent tubes and energy saving bulbs can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling centre (commonly called tip).

Gas bottles

Where possible please try to return these to the supplier. You may dispose of small numbers of gas bottles at your local Household Waste Recycling centre (commonly called tip).