Waste and recycling
- Elephants go on the road for recycling
2018 new recycling scheme - press releases
You can read more about our kerbside recycling scheme in these previous press releases.
- What are the opening hours of the Millom tip?
- Clean up for the streets of Copeland
- Beach cleaners in action for the summer
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.
- How can I arrange collection of an old bed?
- Copeland recyclers reach milestone
- Statement on plastic recycling
Recycling - windy weather advice
When windy weather is forecast, we have some handy hints and tips to help with your kerbside recycling.
- How do I create less waste?
- Residents swap 14,500 bins of waste for recycling
We collect household waste from 32,000 properties across Copeland either by providing a fortnightly wheeled bin collection service or a weekly blue bag service.
Food waste digester application form
Application form to buy a discounted food waste digester. Print this off and fill it in to apply for one of the digesters.
For more info about these digesters and recycling, please visit http://www.recycleforcumbria.org/.
- What and where can I recycle?
- Copeland celebrates National Recycling Week
Kerbside recycling service
We collect paper, glass, metal, plastic and card from the kerbside for 96 per cent of residents.
Recycling bring sites
Recycling bring sites in Copeland
- What can go in your brown bin?
- Garden collections end soon for winter
There are over thirty recycling points throughout the borough to make recycling easy wherever you go.
Glass recycling - what goes in?
Find out exactly what you can - and can't - put in your glass recycling box.
- Do tips open on Bank Holidays?
- Residents urged to recycle Christmas cardboard
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