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Location

Stockton recycling centre
Rugby Road
Stockton
CV47 8LA

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Opening times
Opening hours
Day Summer opening - 1 April to 30 September Winter opening - 1 October to 31 March
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday Closed Closed
Friday Closed Closed
Saturday 8.30am to 5.45pm 8.30am to 4.15pm
Sunday 8.30am to 5.45pm 8.30am to 4.15pm

This site is closed on all bank holidays.

Vehicle restrictions

Restrictions are in place at Stockton recycling centre for:

  • vans
  • pick-ups
  • trailers
  • large 4x4

Cyclists bringing household waste are welcome and do not need to book. Please be aware of manoeuvring vehicles and take care on site as entrances can be busy.

Find out more about vehicle restrictions and vouchers.

Types of waste
Accepted Restricted Not accepted
Batteries Fluorescent tubes Ammunition/explosives
Car batteries Hardcore, rubble and soil Asbestos
Cardboard Hazardous/restricted waste Chemicals
Carpet Soil Clinical waste
Cartons Used engine oil Fireworks
Clothes   Gas bottles
Cooking oil   Medicines
Electrical goods   Paint
Foil, food tins and drink cans   Plasterboard
Fridges and freezers   Tyres
Furniture    
Garden waste    
Glass    
Household waste    
Mattresses    
Mobile phones    
Paper    
Plastic (mixed)    
Scrap metal    
Shoes    
Telephone directories    
TVs and monitors    
Wood and timber    

 

Commercial and chargeable household waste

Please Note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, commercial and chargeable household waste is not currently accepted at this site.

This service is available on a Monday only. Commercial materials accepted at this site are as follows: Garden waste, non-recyclable waste, wood/timber/chipboard and soil/rubble.

Commercial vehicles accepted at this site

If you are planning to bring commercial or chargeable waste to the site, please check the table below for the size of vehicle accepted.

Vehicle type Accepted?
Car Yes - chargeable
Estate car/car derived van (eg Astra van, Fiesta van etc) Yes - chargeable
Small van or pick up (eg VW Caddy, Vauxhall Combo, Ford Connect etc) Yes - chargeable
Twin cab pick-up / large 4×4 Yes - chargeable
Trailers up to 1.83m (6ft) length Yes - chargeable
Transit vans or larger No
Trailers over 1.83m (6ft) length No

We provide a 'pay-as-you-throw' scheme at Stockton Recycling Centre.

Commercial recycling permits and pre-paid commercial sacks operate at this site.

 

Reuse shops
Pedestrian access

For safety reasons pedestrian access is not permitted.

We may be able to make arrangements if you do not have access to a vehicle, please call us on 01926 412593.

We require 48 hours notice.

Disabled access
Site safety
  • Please wear suitable clothing (no open toe footwear)
  • Use gloves when handling sharp/heavy items
  • Place all items in the correct containers
  • Co-operate with staff and ask for advice if needed
  • Black bags may be opened by staff. You may be asked to sort and recycle mixed bags of rubbish
  • Keep all children and animals inside your vehicle
  • Observe the 5 mph speed limit
  • Be courteous to staff and other customers
  • Comply with all policies such as vehicle and DIY waste restrictions
  • All commercial and chargeable household waste must be paid for
  • Park in marked bays only or as directed by staff
  • Move around on site with caution, do not be distracted by handheld devices such as phones or cameras
  • Wheeled bins are not permitted on site
  • As a driver, be aware of and take care around site users most at risk from road traffic such as pedestrians, older adults, disabled people, cyclists and motorcyclists
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