Middleton Recycling Centre

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Opening Times

  • Monday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Tuesday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Wednesday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Thursday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Friday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Saturday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Sunday 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)

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Middleton Recycling Centre specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Holme Well Road, Middleton, Leeds LS10 4TQ.

Materials accepted

It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:

  • Aerosol
  • Book
  • Car Battery
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Carton
  • Electrical Appliance
  • Engine Oil
  • Fluorescent Tube
  • Foil
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Furniture
  • Garden Chemical
  • Garden Waste
  • Glass
  • Household Battery
  • Light Bulb
  • Mattress
  • Mobile Phone
  • Monitor
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Scrap Metal
  • Shoe
  • Textile
  • TV
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Wood

Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.

Middleton Dump is controlled by Leeds City Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.

Schedule

Middleton Recycling Centre 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: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Tuesday: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Wednesday: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Thursday: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Friday: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Saturday: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)
  • Sunday: 8am to 4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Summer)

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.

Middleton Recycling Centre can be contacted on 0113 378 4695 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.

Environment Agency online services

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EA local offices

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Frequently asked questions about Middleton Recycling Centre

What is a landfill?

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
  • Paper
  • Metal
  • Electrical items
  • Plastics
  • Textiles and clothing
  • Shoes
  • 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.

How much recycling is actually recycled in the UK?

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.

What goes in the green recycling bin?

Green recycling bins are typically the designated bins for depositing recyclable glass materials. However, this may vary depending on the municipality in which you are located. For example, in some municipalities the green color in the containers is used for dry recyclable materials.

It’s important not to confuse containers for glass recyclables or dry recyclables with wheelie bins that are for green yard waste.

To be sure of what you should deposit in your green container, you can contact your nearest recycling center and obtain more detailed information.

When does the recycling centre open?

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.

How much is it to take rubbish to the tip?

There are household waste recycling centers in all the municipalities of the United Kingdom, and surely there is one near your home, and now finding it is very easy! We have developed a special search form on our page so you can find the recycling center closest to you in minutes!

You just have to access the following link and enter your postal code or address.

To go to this page, you must click on the “Recycling center Search” button.



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