Waste and Recycling Guide - G
Garden waste rotting in landfill sites generates methane gas,
which is a contributor to global warming.
We collect green garden waste from the kerbside. Alternatively
take larger amounts to the collection points at any of the four
Household Waste Recycling Centres in South
You could also get a home compost bin and use your own waste to
make soil improver for your garden.
Find out more about
Glass Bottles and Jars
Your blue recycling box is the most convenient way to
recycle your glass bottles and jars.
Please rinse out all bottles and jars and remove the lids,
which cannot be recycled.
Please note Pyrex, window glass and drinking glasses cannot be
Broken glass should be wrapped in newspaper and put into
your household waste bin.
Glassware cannot be recycled, however many charity shops
accept glassware in a good condition for re-sale.
Birthday, Christmas and other greetings cards can be placed in
your blue paper recycling box.
If you have any queries regarding the disposal of plasterboard
please telephone either Cumbria County Council on 0845 055 1118 pr
the Environment Agency on 0870 850 6506.