Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Our household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) at Capstone and Hoath Way will reopen from Friday 15 May, for essential use only. To visit you'll need to book an appointment.

Book a slot online

Our Cuxton site remains closed.

Privately-owned cars

You can take household waste to all 3 centres in a privately-owned car, including:

  • estate cars
  • 4x4s
  • 4x4s with an open back or separate cab
  • 4x4s with a pick-up 'hard top'

Cars with trailers

You can visit the centres in a car with a trailer.

Trailers must:

  • be no wider than the towing car
  • be no longer than 6 feet 8 inches long
  • hold a capacity of less than 35 cubic feet
  • not be filled over capacity, trailers filled over capacity will be refused entry

Small, privately-owned vans

At Capstone waste and recycling centre you can also bring your household waste in a small-privately owned van.

This service is by appointment only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

A small van is a vehicle that:

  • can comfortably fit under the 2 metre height barrier
  • has a single wheelbase

Your van and its contents must weigh less than 2 tonnes.

Vehicles not permitted at any waste and recycling centre

The following vehicles are not permitted at any site:

  • sign-written vehicles, apart from taxis
  • transit vans
  • single cab pick-ups
  • large vans
  • any van with a trailer
  • Luton box vans
  • flatbed or drop sider vans
  • horseboxes or agricultural vehicles