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Waste we charge for at community recycling centres

Changes at our community recycling centres

For information on the changes that took place on 7 May, please see our webpage: Changes at Surrey's Community Recycling Centres.

For details of the changes that have been deferred, please see the Surrey News website.

Types of waste we charge for

There are charges for disposing of any waste arising from the construction, alteration or repair of your home and garden at our Community Recycling Centres (CRCs). This type of waste is considered non-household or DIY waste. Full list of the type of waste that will be charged for (PDF).

There is also a charge for the disposal of tyres.

Most other waste can still be taken to our CRC(s) for free.

If you are not sure of the best way to recycle or dispose of a particular item of waste or you would like to know which is your nearest CRC, check 'What can I recycle?' and it will give you all the information you need.

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Charges for disposing of construction, alteration or repair of your home and garden

Waste created from improvements, repairs and alterations to your home or domestic property is not household waste and we have no legal duty to accept it.

MaterialAmount of waste Price (includes VAT)

Inert - Breeze blocks, bricks, rubble, soil, stones, ceramic bathroom fitting, tiles, concrete fence post, ceramic bath, cistern and paving slabs.

Single item £4
1 bag or part bag (bags no bigger than 50cm x 77cm)£4
Loose car load £50


1 single sheet (max size 1200 x 2400mm)£12
Mixed loads - other chargeable materials such as bricks, rubble, ceramics and soil.

Loose car load – may contain one or two bags


Charges for disposing of tyres

We charge for the disposal of tyres from cars, motorcycles and all other motorised vehicles (including non-motorised vehicles and trailers pulled by a motorised vehicle) as they are not classed as household waste.

Material AmountPrice (VAT included)
Tyres - car, motorcycle, other. (Commercial tyres not accepted) Whole or part of a tyre £5 per whole/part tyre

Please note: bicycle tyres will be accepted free of charge.

For more information, please read the Full list of the types of waste that will be charged for (PDF).

How to pay charges

  • All payments must be made by Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card.
    Please note: American Express, cash or cheques will not be accepted.
  • Payment will need to be made to the Charging Scheme Officer at the site entrance before you are given access to the chargeable containers.
  • The decision of site staff is final.

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How to take your chargeable waste to the CRC(s)

You can only bring charging scheme waste to the CRCs in a car.

If you are bringing charging scheme waste in a van, pickup or trailer you must take it to any of the waste transfer stations located at Guildford, Epsom or Leatherhead to be weighed and charged for.

Location of charging scheme CRC(s)

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Nearest alternative to non-charging scheme CRC(s)

If you take chargeable waste to any of the remaining six CRCs listed below, you will be redirected to one of the nearest sites above.

CRCs not accepting charging scheme waste Nearest alternative CRC accepting charging scheme waste

Bond Road, Warlingham

Horley Road, Earlswood, RH1 6PN

Bourne Mill, Farnham

Petworth Road, Witley, GU8 5QW

Chaldon Road, Caterham

Horley Road, Earlswood, RH1 6PN

Elmbridge Road, Cranleigh

Petworth Road, Witley, GU8 5QW

Ranmore Road, Dorking

Randalls Road, Leatherhead, KT22 0BA
Swift Lane, Bagshot Slyfield Industrial Estate, Guildford, GU1 1RU or Martyrs Lane, Woking GU21 5NJ

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