Household Waste Recycling Centre - Bousteads Grassing, Carlisle

Bousteads Grassing, Rome Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 5LE.
Tel - 01228 531454
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm 7 days a week

To find the exact location of Bousteads Grassing or your nearest recycling centre please enter your post code in the 'Find My Nearest'

Materials that are accepted at the site at Bousteads Grassing:

Materials recycled at Carlisle
  • Asbestos (Please telephone in advance to confirm that there is enough space for your asbestos)

  • Batteries - household

  • Car batteries

  • Cans

  • Cardboard

  • Chemicals - household and garden (please inform attendant when bringing chemicals onto site)
  • Clothes and textiles (mixed)

  • Bicycles

  • Books

  • DVD's & CD's

  • Fluorescent tubes

  • Fridges and freezers

  • Foil

  • Gas bottles

  • Glass bottles and jars mixed

  • Gypsum and Plasterboard

  • Garden waste

  • Hardcore & rubble

  • Newspapers & magazines

  • Plastics

  • Paint

  • Scrap metal

  • Tetrapaks

  • TV's & monitors

  • Tyres

  • Used engine oil

  • Large appliances

  • Small appliances

  • Wood & timber

  • General household waste


  • Trade waste is not accepted at this recycling centre

There is a permit scheme in operation at Bousteads Grassing recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish to Bousteads Grassing recycling centre using a van, pickup or a twin axle trailer (up to 3 meters long) you will require a permit to do so. 

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The Environment Agency is responsible for regulating the handling and disposal of hazardous and special waste and will provide information and advice as required. They can be contacted on 08708 506 506 Mon-Fri, 8am - 6pm.