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The tip

We have two tips in the city. Clicking on one of the links below will give you information about either one, including a map, opening times, and what rubbish you can take there. 

Burslem tip

Hanford tip

COVID-19 - Social distancing measures will be in place for staff and residents’ safety. Please be aware that there is likely to be long wait times on site.

There will be set rules in place for the safety of staff and residents, please be patient and adhere to all site rules. 

Site rules

  • Anyone who is self-isolating or has COVID-19 symptoms must not visit the tip
  • If you have waste that you suspect or is contaminated with COVID-19 material, please ensure that is bagged twice and has been isolated for at least 72 hours before bringing it to the site
  • Only bring items that you can safely load and unload yourself. Staff on site will not be able to help with unloading vehicles
  • No trade or commercial waste will be accepted
  • All visitors to the site must adhere to Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance issued by the Government
  • Use of the sites is restricted to residents of the city only.