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  1. Recycling bring sites

    Recycling bring sites in Copeland

  2. How do I get a compost bin?
  3. Great reasons to recycle plastic

    Why recycle plastic? As well as giving you more room in your main bin, there's a whole host of ways in which small actions can have a big effect when it comes to plastic recycling.

  4. Glass recycling - what goes in?

    Find out exactly what you can - and can't - put in your glass recycling box.

  5. Household Waste Recycling Centre

    We have pulled together a series of frequently asked questions about household waste recycling sites - you might refer to these as the tip or dump.

    Household Waste Recycling Centres are run by Cumbria County Council - for detailed and up-to-date information please use the following numbers: 

    Household Waste Recycling Centre permit line 0300 003 1118  

    Frizington Household Waste Recycling Centre 01946 813613

    Millom Household Waste Recycling Centre 01229 771447 

  6. Recycling - windy weather advice

    When windy weather is forecast, we have some handy hints and tips to help with your kerbside recycling.

  7. Plastic recycling - what goes in?

    Find out exactly what can - and can't - go in your 'plastics' recycling box.

  8. Copeland's new kerbside recycling service

    Our improved kerbside recycling service has been running since April 2018.

    This service is available to 96 per cent of households - you can check whether you have a collection by visiting the My Property section of this website.

    Find out more about the detail of the scheme here.

    Lids and elasticated covers are available, free of charge, for your boxes. They are available from our offices and from some town council offices.

    Take a look at our press releases here.

    We've produced a detailed guide to the scheme, telling you exactly what can and can't be recycled.

    Keep up to date with the latest developments at our Facebook page and Twitter feed.

    If you are not on a kerbside collection round, you can still use our 'bring' sites. This document tells you where those bring sites are.

    Find out some great reasons to recycle plastic here.

    Read our handy windy weather advice.

  9. Metal recycling - what goes in?

    A list of what you can - and can't - put in your 'metal' recycling box

  10. Copeland celebrates National Recycling Week
  11. Paper recycling - what goes in?

    Find out exactly what you can - and can't - put in your 'paper' recycling box.

  12. Garden collections end soon for winter
  13. Card recycling - what goes in?

    Read about exactly what you can - and can't - put in your card recycling bag.

  14. Tis the season to recycle
  15. Your new recycling scheme - a guide

    A detailed guide to the new scheme starting in April 2018. This includes lists of what can and can't go in each box.

  16. Garden waste collections to restart
  17. What can I put in my plastics recycling box?

    A detailed list of exactly what can and can't be recycled as part of your kerbside plastics recycling collection.

  18. Recycling fun for Robert
  19. What can I put in my 'glass' recycling box?

    A detailed look and what exactly can (and can't) be recycled as glass in Copeland.

  20. Kerbside recycling service

    We collect paper, glass, metal, plastic and card from the kerbside for 96 per cent of residents.

  21. What goes in my 'paper' recycling box?

    A detailed list of what can (and can't) be put in with your paper recycling.

  22. Recycling points

    There are over thirty recycling points throughout the borough to make recycling easy wherever you go.

  23. Recycling bring sites

    A list of our community recycling sites in Copeland.

  24. Household Waste Recycling Centres or tips

    Cumbria County Council operate large Household Waste Recycling Centres across Cumbria, with two in Copeland. These are sometimes known as tips.

    PLEASE NOTE: Waste Recycling Centre's are the County Councils responsibility. Copeland Borough Council are not responsible for Waste Recycling Centres. Please contact the following for further information: 

    Waste Recycling Centre permit line 0845 0551118 

    Frizington Waste Recycling Centre 01946 813613

    Millom Waste Recycling Centre 01229771447 

  25. What and where can I recycle?

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