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Recycling centres and recycling banks

Recycling centres

You can recycle a large range of items at Cumbria County Council's Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Find out what you can recycle, opening hours, contact details and locations:

Large vehicle permits

Recycling centres do not accept trade waste and only certain vehicles can use the sites subject to a permit scheme.

If you drive a van, pickup, flatbed, or tow a twin-axle trailer up to three metres long you will need to get a free permit.

Apply for a free recycling centre large vehicle permit

or telephone Cumbria County Council, household waste and recycling:

0300 003 1118

or 01228 518 129

Recycling banks

These smaller recycling banks are provided for domestic recycling. But not domestic household waste.

There is no commercial waste recycling at these sites.

The recycling banks can be used for:

  • clean aluminium foil, aluminium and steel cans
  • card and paper
  • glass
  • plastic containers
  • plastic bags

The banks are designed to be used for materials that will fit through the slots provided. Please take larger items to the recycling centres.

Please rinse out any glass bottles, jars, plastic containers and cans.

Report a full recycling bank online

Recycling bank locations and maps

Location Location map Cans Card
and
Paper
Glass Plastics
Arnside, Black Dyke Road. Lay by near the railway crossing Arnside recycling bank map No Yes No Yes
Broughton-in-Furness, Foxfield Road. 300m from the A595 jnct, opposite the disused quarry Broughton in Furness recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes No
Cark, Railway station Cark recycling bank map No Yes No Yes
Coniston, Lake Road. 500m from A593 jnct, at Lake Road Industrial Estate Coniston recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dent, Car Park Dent recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes No
Grange-over-Sands, Berners Close Car Park Grange-over-Sands recycling bank map Yes Yes No Yes
Hawkshead, Main Car Park Hawkshead recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes  Yes
Kendal, Asda Kendal, ASDA recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kendal, Morrisons Kendal, Morrisons recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kirkby Lonsdale, Booths Kirkby Lonsdale recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Milnthorpe, Park Road Car Park Milnthorpe recycling bank map No Yes No Yes
Sedbergh, Joss Lane Car Park Sedbergh, Joss Lane Car Park recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sedbergh, Spar shop car park Sedbergh, Spar shop car park recycling bank map No Yes No Yes
Staveley, Alec Row Car Park Staveley recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ulverston, Booths Ulverston, Booths recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ulverston, Outdoor Leisure Complex Ulverston Outdoor Leisure Complex recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windermere, Booths Windermere, Booths recycling bank map No Yes No Yes
Windermere, Broad Street Car Park Windermere, Broad Street Car Park recycling bank map Yes Yes Yes No
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