Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs), Are now accepting commercial waste at all HWRCs, as we previously did prior to their temporary closure in March due to COVID-19, with the exception of Harrogate Stonefall HWRC.
Commercial waste is any waste from a commercial organisation, a business, a trade, a person’s employment, a landlord, a village hall, an educational establishment or a holiday caravan.
To encourage re-use and recycling the following types of commercial waste are accepted free of charge:
scrap metal; / clothing; / plastic bottles; / hard plastics.
We charge for:
hardcore, rubble and plasterboard; / tyres; / active waste(waste for disposal); / green waste; / wood waste;
We do not accept the following commercial waste: animal carcasses/ excrement, scrap vehicles/ caravans/boats etc., asbestos, any waste classified as hazardous including any waste electronic or electrical equipment that is hazardous or excessive/large amounts of commercial waste where it detracts from the service provided to householders.