What can I do with my rubbish? - Burslem tip

Burslem Household Waste Recycling Centre
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

 

What items do we charge to dispose of?

We charge to get rid of some items at our tips. Payment by debit card only.

Type of waste Charge What does it include?
Soil and hardcore £3 per bag or large item
  • rubble
  • bricks, concrete (breeze blocks, paving slabs, posts and lintels, mortar and rendering, cement board)
  • gravel (construction or landscape gravel and pebbles)
  • pottery, ceramic and porcelain (bath, bidet, shower tray, sink or washbasin with pedestal, wall or floor tiles, toilet with cistern, drainage and sewer pipes)
  • tiles (floor, roof, wall)
  • sharp sand (not from playpens)
  • slate
  • soil and clay
  • turf (lawn but not edging)
Bulky building materials £3 per bag or large item
  • plastic or fibreglass (shower tray, bath, shower screen, drainage and sewer pipes)
  • glass (plate or sheet glass, shower screens, tiles)
Plasterboard (accepted at this site from May 1, already accepted at Hanford)  £4 per bag or large item
  • plasterboard sheets
  • coving (unless polystyrene)
  • ceiling rose (unless polystyrene)
  • unused bags of plaster

Residents will be asked to complete a disclaimer to confirm the waste is not from trade activity.

Soil, hardcore and bulky waste
  Quarter full Half full Three quarters full Full
Per bag or part bag £3
Standard car or hatchback (boot) £6 £9 £15 £18
Trailers less than 6ft or 1.8m £9 £15 £24 £30
Small van or estate car, 4x4 or small pick-up £9 £18 £29 £36
Trailers between 6ft (1.8m) and 10ft (3m) £15 £30 £45 £60
Transit van, flat-bed or similar £30 £60 £90 £120

 

Plasterboard
  Quarter full Half full Three quarters full Full
Per 6ft by 3ft sheet £4
Standard car or hatchback (boot) £8 £12 £20 £24
Trailers less than 6ft or 1.8m £12 £20 £32 £40
Small van or estate car, 4x4 or small pick-up £12 £24 £36 £48
Trailer between 6ft (1.8m) and 10ft (3m) £20 £40 £60 £80
Transit van, flat-bed or similar £40 £80 £120 £160

 

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
Location
Address
Federation Road
Burslem
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 4HU
Restricted items
Restricted item How much you can bring to the tip How often you can bring it to the tip
Fitted items such as doors and windows, cupboards and wardrobes One cubic metre. Roughly the amount which can be transported in a small family car Every six months
uPVC items such as soffits, fascias, windows and doors One cubic metre. Roughly the amount which can be transported in a small family car Every six months
Cement-bonded asbestos (must be double-wrapped and sealed) Four sheets (approximately 180cm by 60cm or 120cm by 90cm) or four (25kg-sized) rubble bags Every six months. 
Used engine oil 25 litres Every six months
Car battery two lead acid batteries Every six months
Animal bedding or waste Two (80 litre) bags per household Daily

 

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.