- Address: Leeds Bradford Road, Bramley LS13 1NS
- GPS: 53.8195159,-1.6342274
- Phone: 0113 255 0163
- Monday 12pm-11:30pm
- Tuesday 12pm-11:30pm
- Wednesday 12pm-11:30pm
- Thursday 12pm-11:30pm
- Friday 12pm-12am
- Saturday 11:30am-12am
- Sunday 12pm-11:30pm
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Calverley Recycling Site specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Leeds Bradford Road, Bramley LS13 1NS.
It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:
Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.
The Recycling Site is for use with residents from the local area to dispose of their recyclable items, and is controlled by Leeds Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.
Calverley Recycling Site is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:
- Monday: 12pm-11:30pm
- Tuesday: 12pm-11:30pm
- Wednesday: 12pm-11:30pm
- Thursday: 12pm-11:30pm
- Friday: 12pm-12am
- Saturday: 11:30pm-12am
- Sunday: 12pm-11:30pm
Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.
Calverley Recycling Site can be contacted on 0113 255 0163 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Calverley Recycling Site
The recycling rate in the UK has increased in recent years, but so has the generation of waste.
The percentage that is recycled in the UK so far is approximately 45% of the waste generated.
The latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) indicates that the waste generated in British homes amounts to approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year, of which only 12 million are recycled. The other 14 million tons end up in landfills.
The disposable materials that we generate in our homes, depending on whether they are treated correctly or not, end up in landfills or household waste recycling centers.
A landfill is a site designated to dispose of the waste we generate. Typically, at these designated sites, large holes are built into which garbage is buried.
The recycling centers or household waste recycling centers, are places where recyclable waste is collected, separated and laid up, to be later transferred to another area or facility for recycling or transformation.
To visit a household waste recycling center you need to book an appointment in advance. To book an appointment at your nearest recycling center, you can visit their website and book your appointment online.
If the website of your tip does not have this function enabled, you can contact your nearest tip by phone to schedule your visit to the recycling center. In any of the cases, after your booking, you should receive a confirmation email.
Brown bins are not that common in the UK. However, if the town hall to which you belong has them, this is what you can deposit in these containers:
The brown containers are for mixed recycling in most of the country’s municipalities where this color is issued. These mixed recycling materials include:
- Plastic bottles
- Food cans
- Beverage cans
- Aerosol sprays
- Aluminum foil (including trays)
- Glass bottles and jars
However, you must make sure what type of materials you should deposit in your brown container by contacting your nearest recycling center directly, since in some municipalities the brown containers are intended for organic waste from the garden and food waste.
Materials that are not recyclable or are not properly separated will generally end up in a landfill. A landfill is a very large holes built into certain designated spaces for that function.
Until a few years ago, the waste was piled up in the places designated to be dumps, but today in modern and well-managed landfills, large holes are built in which the garbage is buried, with a system of layers that isolates the waste. of the air and water, which has significantly reduced the contamination of the environment by contact with toxic residues. However, landfills still represent an important source of pollution that affects the environment and human beings.