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Garden Waste
Please take you garden waste to the garden waste bank at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. You can dispose of grass cuttings, hedge trimmings, leaves, pot plants and small branches. You can also dispose of your garden waste using your kerbside collection scheme if you have one available.
Don`t forget you can also compost at home.

Gas bottles
Gas bottles other than acetylene are accepted at Household Waste Recycling Centre.
But residents are advised to return gas bottles to the supplier Their address is usually shown on the attached label. For guidance please telephone the helpline 0845 055 1118

Glass bottles
Bottle banks can be found at Household Waste Recycling Centres or some Recycle Points for separate collection of clear, brown and green glass. Remember to remove all the tops from the bottles and jars and rinse out those which have contained food.

REMEMBER to place the right coloured glass in the correct bank
GREEN glass goes in the GREEN bank (place BLUE glass in here too)
CLEAR glass goes in the WHITE bank
BROWN glass goes in the BROWN bank

Alternatively bottles and jars can be collected using your kerbside collection scheme if you have one available.

Glass
Unfortunately there are currently no recycling schemes for plate glass. Please do not put into glass recycling banks, which are for bottles and jars only. If you are unable to reuse your old plate glass, please take it to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre and place in the general household waste skip for disposal.

Glycerol (Bio-Diesel)
200 litres can be accepted annually, 20 litres in any one visit.
For guidance please telephone the helpline 0845 055 1118

If you have a question about resources or recycling in Cumbria call our helpline on  0300 003 1118
or email us at  info@recycleforcumbria.org