Household Waste Recycling Centre - Hobsons Lane, Kirkby Stephen

Hobsons Lane, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4RN.
Tel - 017683 72540
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon

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

Materials that are accepted at the site at Hobsons Lane include:

Materials recycled at Kirkby Stephen
  • 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
  • Garden waste
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Scrap metal
  • TV's and monitors
  • 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 Kirkby Stephen recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish to Kirkby Stephen 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.