There are three local household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs), which are managed by Lancashire County Council.

We have been advised by Lancashire County Council that all household waste and recycling centres will be closed until further notice. 

Where is the nearest recycling centre?

Your local recycling centres are at:

For a list of recycling centres in Lancashire see Lancashire County Council - recycling centres.

Types of items you can recycle

Recycling centres let you recycle more of your waste, including items such as:

  • milk or juice cartons / Tetra Pak
  • light bulbs (fluorescent and halogen)
  • plastic bags
  • batteries
  • textiles / shoes
  • scrap metal (including items like pots and pans)

For a full list of recyclable items see Lancashire County Council - types of waste our recycling centres accept.

Hazardous waste disposal

Recycling centres accept the following types of hazardous waste:

  • Lighter fluid containers (or other flammable containers)
  • Paint cans
  • Household chemicals (e.g. pesticides, antifreeze and solvents)
  • Small household appliances (e.g. kettles, toasters, microwaves)
  • Large household appliances (e.g. washing machines, cookers)
  • Cooling appliances (e.g. fridges and freezers)
  • TVs and computer monitors

Asbestos waste disposal

You can dispose of asbestos at certain recycling centres. 

For a list of recycling centres which accept asbestos visit Lancashire County Council - disposal of hazardous waste and asbestos.