Ilkeston Household Waste Recycling Centre

Ilkeston Household Waste Recycling Centre

Ilkeston tip is owned and operated by Derbyshire county council, Ilkeston Recycling Centre allows you to recycle the following items here:

Items that can be recycled:


  • electrical appliances, TVs, computer equipment, fridges and freezers:
  • furniture, wood, chipboard, green garden waste
  • old clothes and textiles, paper, cardboard
  • glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles and containers
  • automotive oil (a maximum of 5 litres), excess bin waste
  • tyres – a maximum of 4 from a domestic vehicle, crockery
  • concrete, cement, mortar, rubble,
  • soil and turf from households – maximum 50kgs (equivalent to 2 25kg sacks)
  • tyres (up to 4 from a domestic vehicle)


  • asbestos a maximum of 2 roofing sheets or 2 metres of downpipe (or equivalent) – please double wrap this material in plastic sheeting or bags and seal with tape before you bring it to site. when you arrive, please let a member of staff know you have asbestos and it will be dealt with accordingly. you should dampen the asbestos with water before lifting or moving it to help prevent the release of asbestos fibres – do not break or cut the asbestos to fit into plastic bags.


  • plasterboard and plasterboard products, a maximum of 50kgs (equivalent to 2 25kg sacks) per visit per week sorry we do not accept whole sheets of plasterboard, please keep separate from all other materials.


  • batteries – automotive and household
  • paint
  • mattresses
  • cooking oil
  • light bulbs
  • gas bottles: if the bottle can’t be identified, we’ll accept it
  • household chemicals: small quantities of hazardous waste such as pesticides, mercury and petrol can be taken to our sites up to a maximum of 5 litres or 5kg


Items that can not be recycled:


  • waste from a commercial business
  • waste left with a householder by a tradesperson
  • waste from charities
  • tree trunks and branches over 150mm diameter
  • scrap vehicles and vehicle parts
  • large items of fitted furniture
  • more than 2 window frames (with or without glass) or 2 doors from a DIY project
  • any waste arising from the demolition of greenhouses
  • any waste arising from construction, demolition or replacement of wooden garden sheds, fencing or decking
  • soiled pet bedding or pet litter
  • Christmas cards and wrapping paper for recycling


  • Manners Avenue Industrial Estate Ilkeston DE7 8EF
  • 01629 533190

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    8.30am - 6pm
  • Tuesday:
    8.30am - 6pm
  • Wednesday:
    8.30am - 6pm
  • Thurstday:
    8.30am - 6pm
  • Friday:
    8.30am - 6pm
  • Saturday:
    8.30am - 6pm
  • Sunday:
    8.30am - 6pm


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