Waste and recycling


Waste and recycling

  1. Elephants go on the road for recycling
  2. 2018 new recycling scheme - press releases

    You can read more about our kerbside recycling scheme in these previous press releases.

  3. What are the opening hours of the Millom tip?
  4. Clean up for the streets of Copeland
  5. Beach cleaners in action for the summer
  6. 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.

  7. How can I arrange collection of an old bed?
  8. Copeland recyclers reach milestone
  9. Statement on plastic recycling
  10. Recycling - windy weather advice

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

  11. How do I create less waste?
  12. Residents swap 14,500 bins of waste for recycling
  13. Refuse collection

    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.

  14. 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



  15. What and where can I recycle?
  16. Copeland celebrates National Recycling Week
  17. Kerbside recycling service

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

  18. Recycling bring sites

    Recycling bring sites in Copeland

  19. What can go in your brown bin?
  20. Garden collections end soon for winter
  21. Recycling points

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

  22. Glass recycling - what goes in?

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

  23. Do tips open on Bank Holidays?
  24. Residents urged to recycle Christmas cardboard
  25. 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 


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