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Bousteads Grassing, Carlisle

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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
  • Scrap metal
  • Wood
  • Garden
  • Fridges and other white goods (freezers, ovens, washing machines etc)
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, irons, microwaves etc)
  • Oil
  • Bicycles
  • Hardcore and rubble/soil
  • Cans and tins
  • Batteries household
  • Fluorescent tubes/energy saving light bulbs
  • Foils
  • Gas bottles
  • Tyres
  • Newspaper & magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown, green)
  • Plastic
  • Clothing/shoes
  • Car batteries
  • TVs and monitors
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Plasterboard and gypsum (please telephone in advance to confirm that there is enough space for these items)
  • Chemicals ie weedkiller (this must be reported to an attendant on arrival)
  • Asbestos (Follow the links if you are planning on taking any hazardous waste or asbestos to this recycling centre)
  • General household waste
  • Carpets - Bousteads are currently accepting carpets for recycling. Try to ensure the grippers are removed.
  • 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. 

The Environment Agencythis external link will open in a new window 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.