Northumberland County Council > Bins, recycling & waste

Bins, recycling and waste disposal

Use the information and advice on these pages to reduce, recycle and reuse even more waste!

From 1 September we are introducing changes to the household waste permit scheme. Find out more here
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Where to take your waste and recycling

We have 12 Household Waste Recovery Centres (HWRC) across the county as well as local recycling points:

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Garden waste collection

We offer an optional kerbside collection service for garden waste from March to November:

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Bulky waste

If you have household items that can’t go in your wheeled bin, you can use our collection service, take them to a recycling centre or donate them to someone who could use them:

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Home composting

Information on buying home compost bins and advice on home composting:

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Business waste

Information and advice for businesses on waste disposal and recycling options, including links to guidance on waste legislation and licenses: