Refuse collection/Recycling

Household waste is collected at the kerbside on Monday in Aldwark and Youlton, Wednesday in Flawith and Thursday in Tollerton. Green bins are used for garden waste, blue bags for paper, blue boxes for glass, blue/grey bins for cans and plastics recycling, and black bins for the rest, usually on alternate weeks.

No side waste will be taken on either week, it is your responsibility to dispose of any excess rubbish you may have at other times at your local household waste site.

Black or green week - follow this link.


We are fortunate in having the nearby Tholthorpe household waste recycling centre. NB The Centre is now closed every week on Wednesday and on 25th, 26th December and 1st January.


Opening Times are:
April - September 08.30 to 17.00
October - March 08.30 to 16.00

Beware access for larger vehicles and trailers is limited to

Monday through to Friday - between 8.30am and 10am and between 2.30pm and 3.30pm (with the exception of Bank Holidays)
Monday through to Friday - between 5pm and 6.30pm (April to September only)
Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays - between 8.30am and 10am

Items that can be accepted here

  • paper, cardboard,
  • telephone directories,
  • books
  • garden waste
  • glass,
  • food and drink cans,
  • foil,
  • scrap metal
  • plastic bottles
  • mixed textiles and clothes
  • batteries,
  • fluorescent tubes,
  • tvs and monitors,
  • fridges and freezers,
  • large appliances,
  • small appliances
  • furnitures (including beds, mattresses, sofas and chairs),
  • bric-a-brac,
  • cooking oil
  • car batteries,
  • used engine oil,
  • tyres (four per person per visit) *Note: as of 1st April 2016 there will be a charge for vehicle tyres to cover the cost of disposing of them. Charges will start from 1.70 per tyre.
  • wood and timber,
  • hardcore and rubble,
  • plasterboard
  • gas bottles,
  • waste for landfill

Please note that we do not allow biodegradable bags to be deposited in the green waste containers.

More information on this link

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