Recycling Centres Newark & Sherwood District Council

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Household Waste Recycling Centres

Nottinghamshire County Council runs 12 Household Waste Recycling Centres, two of which are in Newark and Sherwood at Brunel Drive, Newark and in Bilsthorpe.

All of the county’s recycling centres can be used by district residents.

Find your nearest household waste recycling centre

Opening times

Recycling centres are open every day of the year except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The opening times vary depending on the time of year:

January and February: 8am to 4pm
March: 8am to 6pm
April to September: 8am to 8pm
October: 8am to 6pm
November and December: 8am to 4pm

Taking your separated recyclables to the sites will reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. Rubbish you can take:

Glass
Paper and cardboard
Plastic bottles
Textiles
Cans
Engine oil
Car batteries
Household batteries
Chipboard
Wood
Electrical items
Rubble
Garden waste
Scrap metals
Plasterboard – All except Mansfield
Paint – (Calverton and Worksop only)
Cooking oil – (Beeston, Calverton, Hucknall, Kirkby, Newark, West Bridgford, Warsop and Worksop)

Fridges and freezers – due to a reclassification of the foam in fridges and freezers, most local scrap yards are not allowed to take them for disposal. The local recycling centres however will still accept these items free of charge for disposal.

Recycling Centre Permits

Household Waste Recycling Centre permits are issued to help stop illegal disposal of trade waste along with other issues. The scheme is designed to reduce congestion, improve health and safety and increase recycling.

Permits are available free of charge for Nottinghamshire households wishing to deposit household waste and small amounts of construction waste from their own home.

Residents wishing to use a company van, pick-up or a company car with a trailer will be required to provide a copy of their company insurance and a company letter (as evidence that you are permitted to use the vehicle for personal use) and a copy of a utility bill dated within the last six months (as evidence of residency).

You can now apply for a van, pick-up or trailer permit online. If you do not have internet access, you can call the Customer Service Centre or visit the Customer Service Points where an advisor will use the online service to input your details on your behalf.

Waste permit application form

Community Repaint Scheme

Paint tins should never be thrown out with regular rubbish. Unless the tins are empty or contain only solid paint. Liquid paint can cause problems when it mixes with other rubbish and can spill onto roads.

The Community Repaint Scheme offers a solution. Bring your old paint tins to Newark HWRC, which has a permanent facility for repaint, where they will be sorted to see what can be reused. The paint will then be donated to a charity or community group for re use.

Community Waste Management & Recycling Center

Voluntary groups can get paint for free through this scheme once they have registered Community Repaint Scheme (PDF File, 55kb)

Tins which can’t be used are sent for specialist treatment and the metal or plastic containers are recycled where possible.

Paint Open Evenings

Free reusable paint tins are on offer at special monthly open evening. The tins are available to Nottinghamshire residents only. Normal permitting requirements apply if you use a van, pick-up or car-towed trailer.

Tins on offer are at least half full and have been checked by site staff. Colour and type can not be guaranteed but it is all free of charge. There is no limit to how many tins can be taken but a ‘fair share’ policy may come into effect when the dates are fully booked.

More information on Nottinghamshire County Council website

Registering to use recycling centres

Nottinghamshire residents who wish to use one of the county’s recycling centres will now need to register with Nottinghamshire County Council.

This will ensure only Nottinghamshire residents can use the centres.

Registration is free

register online or

Checks on car registrations will commence soon and out-of-county users will be advised to use their own local authority sites.

Contact us

Waste Management
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Brunel Drive
Newark
Notts
NG24 2EG.

customerservices

@nsdc.info

01636 650000