Household Waste Recycling Centre - Flusco, Penrith

Flusco, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JB. 
Tel - 01768 480691
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm 7 days a week

To find the exact location of Flusco or your nearest recycling centre please enter your post code in the 'Find My Nearest'
Members of the public are requested to approach the site via the A66 avoiding Newbiggin

Materials that are accepted at the site at Flusco include:

Materials accepted at Flusco recycling centre
  • Asbestos (follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste and asbestos at the recycling centre.
  • Batteries (household)
  • Batteries (car)
  • Cans and tins
  • Cardboard
  • 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
  • Foil
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars mixed
  • Garden waste
  • Gypsum / plasterboard (please telephone first to confirm that there is enough space)
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Plastics
  • 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 Flusco recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish to Flusco 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 (external link) 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.