Household waste recycling centres

Acceptance guidance and items we don't accept

Residents can bring most household items of waste from a domestic property free of charge for reuse, recycling or safe disposal. You may be asked for proof of address and photo ID (driver's licence or passport) to confirm that you are eligible to use the site and may be refused entry if unable to supply this.

Please check the acceptance criteria for your waste before taking it to the Chalvey Household Waste Recycling Centre. Please ask advice from a site operative.

Items we don't accept

Those attempting to dispose of any of the following items is commiting an offence.

  • Items that do not meet the acceptance criteria.
  • Business, commercial or trade waste (take to the transfer station).
  • Clinical waste.
  • Medicines (take back to your local chemist or doctor's surgery).
  • Invasive plants e.g. Japanese knotweed.
  • Explosives e.g. flares.
  • Flammable liquids e.g. petrol (use it up or contact your local garage).