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Flusco, Penrith

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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'

Materials that are accepted at the site at Flusco include:

Materials accepted at Flusco recycling centre
  • Wood
  • Scrap metal
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Books/DVDs
  • Garden
  • Hardcore and rubble/soil
  • Fridges and other white goods (freezers, ovens, washing machines etc)
  • Oil
  • Tetra packs
  • Cans and foil
  • Newspaper & magazines
  • Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown, green)
  • Cardboard
  • Car batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes/energy saving light bulbs
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, irons, microwaves etc)
  • Foils
  • Household batteries
  • Plastics
  • Paint and dry metal paint cans
  • TVs and monitors
  • Tyres
  • Gas bottles
  • 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 when brought on site)
  • Asbestos (follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste and asbestos at the recycling centre.
  • Carpets - Flusco are currently accepting/ recycling carpets. Try to ensure the grippers are removed.
  • 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. 

The Environment Agency (external link)this 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.