Waste and recycling


Waste and recycling

  1. Your kerbside recycling scheme

    All the details you need to know about your kerbside recycling scheme

  2. Moresby Parks

    Location of the Copeland Borough Council Moresby Parks site.

  3. Council & students aim for BIG recycling impact
  4. Assisted Collection Service

    If you are permanently or temporarily unable to place your bin out for collection then you may be eligible for an assisted bin collection. Find out more below.

  5. What are the opening hours for Frizington tip?
  6. Clean up for the streets of Copeland
  7. Elephants go on the road for recycling
  8. Large Wheeled Bins

     Customers will be able to apply for a larger wheeled bin (or additional blue bags) where they meet the following criteria:

    • 6 or more permanent residents or
    • 5 permanent residents including  1 under the age of 5 or
    • 4 permanent residents including 2 under the age of 5 or
    • A medical condition which produces non-infectious clinical waste
  9. What are the opening hours of the Millom tip?
  10. Copeland recyclers reach milestone
  11. Beach cleaners in action for the summer
  12. Allotments

    Details of our allotments.

  13. How can I arrange collection of an old bed?
  14. Residents swap 14,500 bins of waste for recycling
  15. Statement on plastic recycling
  16. Needles and syringes on public land

    Discarded hypodermic needles and syringes are extremely dangerous and could cause injury or infection. If you find a needle or syringe on public land or Council premises then it should be reported immediately to the Council.

  17. How do I create less waste?
  18. Copeland celebrates National Recycling Week
  19. Deer found in recycling bank
  20. Trade Waste Collection

    Trade waste collection

    We provide a low cost, flexible and responsive trade waste collection service throughout the Copeland borough to both small and large producers of commercial waste.

    We offer free advice on suitability, container location, collection and all other aspects of trade waste that could save you money.

    • Competitive prices
    • No VAT to pay on collections
    • Low cost waste transfer note
    • No hidden extra costs
    • Service tailored to your needs
    • Reliable, flexible service
    • No lengthy tie-in
    • Collections available 7 days a week (where viable)
    • Local, knowledgeable staff
    • Waste is not sent to landfill

  21. 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



  22. What and where can I recycle?


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