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Hobsons Lane, Kirkby Stephen

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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' 

The Garden waste skip at Kirkby Stephen will not be available until Friday 21st March 2014

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

Materials recycled at Kirkby Stephen
  • Scrap metal
  • Rubble/soil
  • Wood
  • Garden - Suspended until March 2014
  • Oil
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Plastics
  • Fluorescent tubes /energy saving light bulbs
  • Batteries household
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, microwaves, irons etc)
  • Fridges & other white goods (freezers, washing machines, ovens etc)
  • Glass bottles and jars (clear, green, brown)
  • Books/DVD's
  • Clothing
  • Gas bottles
  • Cardboard
  • Car batteries
  • TVs and monitors
  • Chemicals ie weedkiller (this must be reported to an attendant when brought on site)
  • 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 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.