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Use the A to Z menu above to find out what extra items you can reuse or recycle.

Diesel

This is acceptable at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. It will be classed as hazardous waste and restricted to 5 litres in any 6-month period. (Red Diesel is not accepted and is classed as trade waste).

DIY waste

DIY waste is accepted at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.  Please note that some DIY waste is chargeable and some is limited to 0.5 tonne or 12 sacks in a 6-month period.

Dishwashers

See Electrical Items.

Doors (wood)

Wooden doors can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Doors (UPVC)

UPVC doors can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Please note, UPVC doors are chargeable.

Drinks Cans

See Cans.

Drinks cartons (Tetra Pak)

Some local councils will collect cartons as part of the household collection service. Please click here for more information on what your district council collects.

Otherwise, you can find a locator of carton recycling points on the Tetra Pak website here or they can be recycled at certain Household Waste Recycling Centres. 

Duvets and Bedding

Duvets and bedding can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre, however they cannot be recycled and will need to be put in the general waste container.
Duvet covers, pillow cases, sheets and blankets can be put in the textiles container to be recycled.

DVDs and CDs

Unwanted disks can be reused to make DIY bird deterrents or can be cut up to make mosaics to decorate plant pots, picture frames or mirrors.

You could also try selling them online to generate cash, simply search the Internet with ‘sell CDs’.  Unwanted CDs and DVDs can also be taken to a charity shop.

DVD and CD Players

See Electrical Items.