- Address: Park Hotel, 26 Park Street, WF12 8BE.
- GPS: 53.6876626,-1.6145539
- Phone: 01484 221000
- Monday 24 hours
- Tuesday 24 hours
- Wednesday 24 hours
- Thursday 24 hours
- Friday 24 hours
- Saturday 24 hours
- Sunday 24 hours
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Earlsheaton Recycling Site specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Park Hotel, 26 Park Street, WF12 8BE.
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 Bank is for use with residents from the local area to dispose of their recyclable items, and is controlled by Kirklees Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.
Earlsheaton 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: 24 hours
- Tuesday: 24 hours
- Wednesday: 24 hours
- Thursday: 24 hours
- Friday: 24 hours
- Saturday: 24 hours
- Sunday: 24 hours
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.
Earlsheaton Recycling Site can be contacted on 01484 221000 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Earlsheaton Recycling Site
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.
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.
In the UK, recycling centers and rubbish collection services commonly use blue bins to identify dry waste such as:
- Newspapers and magazines
- Unwanted mail
- Telephone directories and catalogs
- Cereal boxes (without the plastic liner)
- Egg cartons
- Greeting cards
- Drink and food cans
However, not always the container for dry recyclables is blue. Some municipalities use red recycling containers or some even issue blue and red containers for this type of material.
To have precise information, you can consult your nearest recycling center.
Recycling centers vary in the waste materials they receive. Most centers are for household waste only and do not accept commercial waste or material waste from business activities.
The residues that the tips usually accept are:
- Yard waste
- Wood and chipboard
- Electrical items
- Textiles and clothing
- Bottles and glass jars
On our website you can find your nearest recycling center and see what kind of rubbish you can take. You will also be able to find some categories of items.
Another option is to contact your nearest recycling center by phone or email.