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Frosterley HWRC (tip)

Our household waste recycling service for Weardale residents operates on alternate Saturdays. The site is based off the A689 in Frosterley.

Opening times

9.00 am - 12.00 noon, on the following alternate Saturdays:

  • 11, 25 January 2020
  • 8, 22 February 2020
  • 7, 21 March 2020
  • 4, 18 April 2020
  • 2, 16, 30 May 2020
  • 13, 27 June 2020
  • 11, 25 July
  • 8, 22 August 2020

Where is it?

Opposite Sherburn Stone Quarry, off A689 in Frosterley.

Household waste recycling (tip) service for Weardale - Map

    Vehicles accepted at the centre

    Cars, small vans and 4x4s are allowed, but due to the size of the site and the limited space to manoeuver, larger vehicles will not be able to use the facility. No agricultural vehicles or vehicles carrying livestock are accepted on site.

    Waste permit scheme

    This centre is a non-waste permit scheme site.


    What can you dispose of?

    • garden waste
    • large and small domestic appliances like fridges/freezers/TVs and monitors
    • paper and books
    • cardboard
    • mixed glass
    • textiles, clothes and shoes
    • scrap metals
    • household batteries
    • fluorescent tubes
    • wood
    • plastics
    • carpets
    • non-recyclable waste (black bags)

    Speed up your visit

    Separate your waste beforehand to help avoid traffic build-up and speed up your visit. Doing this will also help us to reduce recycling contamination.

    What cannot be disposed of?

    Rubble, hardcore, soils, plasterboard, asbestos, tyres, furniture, paint, chemicals, vehicle batteries, paint, gas bottles, waste and cooking oil, cans, cartons and hazardous waste.

    Commercial/trade waste

    Commercial and trade waste is not accepted.

    Contact us
    Customer Services
    03000 26 0000
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