The following information provides guidance on what types of items will be accepted for free at Household Waste Recycling Centres in the Bradford District, and also when a charge will be made.
As a basic rule we will accept for free in reasonable quantities, anything that a householder living in the Bradford area would take with them when they are moving house.
The following items are chargeable:
These items will all be accepted for free at all household waste recycling centres but the household waste site attendants must be made aware of any disposal of chemicals and solvents so you can be directed to the proper disposal point or storage container.
Asbestos can only be accepted at the waste transfer station at Bowling Back Lane, Bradford.
This can still be accepted for free if it meets the conditions in the guidance on asbestos disposal.
Gypsum based products cannot be accepted through
Gypsum based waste must be collected and disposed of separately.
If you live in the Bradford district and want to use your vehicle to take your waste to one of the Council's Household Waste Recycling Centres you need a residents permit.
Vans and any trailer over 5 feet also need special permits. Both temporary and permanent permits are available to cover hire vehicles and owned vehicles respectively.
A recycling permit is also available which allows the vehicle to tip certain recyclable waste for free even if it is from a trade source. The materials must be uncontaminated with no sorting required. The permit covers the following materials:
Find out more about the van and recycling permits.