Household Waste Recycling Centre - Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington

Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington,Cumbria, CA14 3YA.
Tel - 01900 66922
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm 7 days a week 

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

Materials that are accepted at the site at Clay Flatts include:

Materials recycled at Workington


  • Asbestos (follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste and asbestos at the recycling centre.
  • Batteries (household)
  • Batteries (car)
  • Chemicals eg weedkiller (please report to attendant when brought onto site)
  • Clothes and textiles mixed
  • Books
  • CD's and DVD's
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars mixed
  • Garden waste
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Scrap metal
  • TV's and monitors
  • Tyres
  • Used engine oil
  • Large appliances
  • Small appliances
  • Wood and timber
General household waste


Trade waste is not accepted at this recycling centre.

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

Please check the A to Z at

Follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste at the recycling centre.

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.