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Household waste recycling centre

Using the centre

The centre is a reuse, recycling and waste disposal facility for North Tyneside residents only.

Please bring a utility bill or other documents that prove you live in North Tyneside. We have containers to let you separate materials yourself and our staff are on hand to advise on the correct one to use. It's illegal for businesses to dispose of waste at this site.

What you can recycle

Materials accepted at the Household Waste Recycling Centre
Re–used Recycled Waste disposal
Textiles Cardboard / paper Other residual waste
Mobile phones Glass  
Spectacles Cans  
Books Mixed plastics and bags  
CDs Green waste  
Bicycles Scrap metals  
Bras Batteries (dry or/ wet cell)  
Shoes Fluorescent tubes  
Furniture Rubble  
Gas bottles Waste oils (engine / unused cooking)  
  Wood  
  Small and large domestic appliances  
  TVs and monitors  
  Fridges and freezers  
  Tyres  
  Gypsum / plasterboard  

If you're getting rid of computer equipment, protect your personal details and destroy the hard drive before disposal. You should: 

  • take the computer apart
  • remove the hard drive
  • smash it with a hammer or drill holes in it

Opening times

We're open every day except Christmas Day. We accept waste / materials between 8am and 8pm.

Find us

Wallsend Road
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 7SH

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