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Redhills Quarry, Millom

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The Household Waste Recycling Centre at Millom is currently closed due to urgent works being carried out on site. We apologise for any further inconvenience caused and are working to reopen the site as soon as we possibly can. Please keep checking this page and we will update you once the site has reopened. Alternatively you can call the recycling helpline on 0845 055 1118 for an update.

Follow this link for more information on alternative recycling facilities in Millom.

Redhills Quarry, Mainsgate Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4LD.
Tel - 01229 771447
Opening hours: 8am - 4pm Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon

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

Materials that are accepted at the site at Millom include:

Materials recycled at Millom
  • Batteries (household)
  • Batteries (car)
  • 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
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars mixed
  • Garden waste
  • 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 Millom recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish to Millom 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. 

Follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste at the recycling centre.

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.