Recycling centres and recycling banks
There are a number or recycling centres and recycling banks across the district, the guidance below outlines which items can be recycled at each location.
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Household Waste Recycling Centres
You can recycle a large range of items at Cumbria County Council's Household Waste Recycling Centres.
These include facilities for batteries, electrical goods, textiles, paint and books.
Find out what you can recycle, opening hours, contact details and locations:
- Kendal recycling centre
- Ambleside recycling centre
- Grange-over-Sands recycling centre
- Ulverston recycling centre
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.
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
- 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.
Recycling bank locations and maps
|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, Outdoor Leisure Complex. CLOSED. The leisure centre car park has been closed temporarliy. You can recycle the same items at the Ulverston household waste recycling centre on Morecambe Road.||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|