Waste and recycling
Your kerbside recycling scheme
All the details you need to know about your kerbside recycling scheme
Location of the Copeland Borough Council Moresby Parks site.
- Council & students aim for BIG recycling impact
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.
- What are the opening hours for Frizington tip?
- Clean up for the streets of Copeland
- Elephants go on the road for recycling
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
- What are the opening hours of the Millom tip?
- Copeland recyclers reach milestone
- Beach cleaners in action for the summer
Details of our allotments.
- How can I arrange collection of an old bed?
- Residents swap 14,500 bins of waste for recycling
- Statement on plastic recycling
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.
- How do I create less waste?
- Copeland celebrates National Recycling Week
- Deer found in recycling bank
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
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?