What can I do with my rubbish? - Burslem tip

Work is taking place on the site to allow you to get rid of your rubbish quicker in the future. Thank you for your patience while this work is going on, which may cause some delays. 

Burslem Household Waste Recycling Centre
Items accepted
  • asbestos (must be put in red bags which you can collect from the site)
  • batteries, car batteries and large rechargeables
  • black bagged household waste
  • cans
  • cooking oil
  • electrical items
  • energy efficient light bulbs (not old style)
  • engine oil
  • fluorescent tubes
  • fridges and freezers
  • furniture
  • garden, grass and tree cuttings
  • glass (bottles and jars only - no sheet glass, Pyrex or drinking glasses)
  • large domestic appliances
  • newspapers, magazines, catalogues and junk mail
  • paint
  • plastic household containers
  • scrap metal
  • shoes
  • televisions and monitors
  • textiles - clothes and accessories
  • white and brown cardboard
  • wood
  • maximum of two 25kg sacks per month of any of the following:
    • rubble, bricks and tiles
    • clean soil 
Opening times

Gates shut 15 minutes before closing.

Day Opening times
Monday 9am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 9am to 4.30pm
Wednesday Closed (see Hanford tip opening times)
Thursday Closed (see Hanford tip opening times)
Friday 9am to 4.30pm
Saturday 9am to 4.30pm
Sunday 9am to 4.30pm
Bank holidays 9am to 4.30pm

 

Location
Address
Federation Road
Burslem
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 4HU
Important
  • no pedestrian access
  • no trade or commercial waste allowed
  • asbestos must be put in red sacks which can be collected from the site
  • permits needed for trailers, vans and commercial vehicles
  • maximum of two 25kg sacks per month of any of the following:
    • rubble, bricks and tiles
    • clean soil 

Apply for a waste permit

Notes
  • Tins more than half full of leftover paint in can be used by the local community repaint scheme which provides paint to charities in the city.