Beat the Cold

Beat the Cold deliver an Energy Advice Service for Stoke-on-Trent City Council. This is a free, independent service for all private sector residents (home owners and private tenants) in the city.

For information on the scheme, click here

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 - All visitors to the site must adhere to Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance issued by the Government.

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
  • 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.