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Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington

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Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington,Cumbria, CA14 2TG.
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
  • Scrap metal
  • Wood
  • Hardcore and rubble/soil
  • Oil
  • Carpets
  • Fluorescent tubes/energy saving light bulbs
  • Gas bottles
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, microwaves, irons etc)
  • Shoes/Clothing
  • Cardboard
  • Batteries household
  • Fridges and other white goods (freezers, washing machines, ovens etc)
  • Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown, green)
  • Car batteries
  • Garden Waste
  • Tyres
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint can
  • Paper/magazines
  • Books/DVD/Bric-a-Brac
  • TVs and monitors
  • Chemicals ie weedkiller (this must be reported to an attendant when brought on site)
  • Asbestos (follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste and asbestos at the recycling centre.
  • 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 Recycleforcumbria.orgthis external link will open in a new window.

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.