What you can recycle and where

Recycle for Wakefield canvas bag

Please note the following regarding Household Waste Recycling Centres:

General DIY waste:

  • We only accept DIY waste in small quantities
  • We do not accept DIY waste in hire vehicles
  • For larger quantities we recommend hiring a skip

Brick, rubble and soil: 

  • Limited to 1 x 1.8m x 1.2m (6’ x 4’) trailer load
  • 6 x 25 kilogram bags per month

For larger quantities we recommend hiring a skip

 Fridges and Freezers:

Please ensure that all food and drink is removed from fridges and freezers before bringing them to the Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Hazardous waste:

Follow the links below for guidance on how to dispose of these hazardous materials:




Click on the links below to see what household waste types can be accepted at each site: 


Glasshoughton Household Waste Recycling Centre 

South Kirkby Household Waste Recycling Centre 

Wakefield Household Waste Recycling Centre

Useful information

Household waste and recycling collections

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