Hett Hills HWRC (tip)
Hett Hills household waste recycling centre operates every day.
We are open from 9.00am - 6.00pm (Summer opening times, running from April to September). Give enough time to unload your waste before closing time of the site, otherwise you may be refused entry. If you've got a large load we advise you to get there at least 30 minutes before closing. Sorting your waste into material types before visiting the recycling centre may save you time at the site. Please note site staff will open bags to sort the waste.
We are open from 9.00am - 6.00pm (Summer opening times, running from April to September).
You do not need to book an appointment to use one of our tips. Please follow government guidance when visiting our sites and be aware that there may be long wait times. Sites are reviewed every day and the service will only continue to be provided if this is considered safe, both for the public, and for people working at the site. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates. We've implemented the following to keep you safe: Please ensure that you: We offer assistance with heavy items to the elderly and disabled at all sites. Ask a member of staff on site for assistance.
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What can you dispose of at a recycling centre?
Recycling centres are for household waste only. Staff on site may ask you about the type and quantity of waste you are disposing of, if they believe it may be business or landlord waste.
The following items can be recycled at this site:
- soil and rubble
- wood and plasterboard
- garden waste
- scrap metal
- gas bottles
- waste oil and car batteries
- tyres (maximum of 5 tyres)
- household batteries
- TV's and monitors
- fridges and electrical appliances
- fluorescent light tubes
- paper and cardboard ( only wrapping paper and card without foil and glitter can be recycled)
- cans and glass
- plastics and cartons
- textiles and shoes
- cooking oil
- general waste and carpets (accepted on site, but not separated for recycling)
Downloadto see a full list of what can be disposed of at each site.
If you are a business or landlord, it is illegal for you to dispose of waste at a recycling centre. Find out more about how you can dispose of your waste on our Commercial or trade waste collection and Waste from landlords pages.
B6313 Chester-le-Street to Craghead, Chester-le-Street DH2 3JX
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