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Charges for some non-household waste

From 4 December 2017 there will be no free daily allowance of waste from the construction, alteration or repair of your home.

If you are not sure about how to dispose of your waste or recycle, and you would like to know which is your nearest Community Recycling Centre, the Recycling search tool will give you all the information you need.

Charges for some non-household wasteWhat are the charges for?

The charges are for:

  1. Tyres from cars, motorcycles and all other motorised vehicles (including non-motorised vehicles and trailers pulled by a motorised vehicle).
    Cost: £5 per tyre or part tyre.

    However bicycle tyres will be accepted free of charge.
  2. Waste from construction, alteration or repair of your home and garden including:
    • Breeze blocks, bricks, rubble, soil, stones, ceramic bathroom fittings, tiles.
      Cost: £4 per bag or part bag of this waste (Bags no bigger than 50cm x 77cm).
    • Concrete fence post, ceramic bath, cistern, paving slab.
      Cost: £4 per item.
    • Plasterboard sheets.
      Cost: £12.

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

  3. Other important information you need to know before you visit your local CRC:
  • If these materials are loose, a charge of £50 will apply per car load.
  • All of the above charges are inclusive of VAT.
  • The decision of site staff is final.
  • Payment can only be made by Visa or Mastercard debit and credit cards. Cash, cheques and other credit cards such as American Express or Diners Club cannot 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.

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How can you take your charging waste to the CRCs?

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.

What can be taken to CRCs for free?

Most other general household waste can still be taken to CRCs for free in a car, including:

  • Garden waste such as grass cuttings, hedge trimmings, twigs, small branches, plants, flowers, leaves and weeds. Make sure you don't take Japanese Knotweed to a recycling centre, as it can't be accepted. This is an invasive plant and must be safely disposed of at an appropriately licensed landfill site. See Government guidance for more details. Please be aware that soil, rubble and stones are part of the charging scheme.
  • Clothes and home textiles
  • Scrap metal
  • Carpets
  • Furniture
  • Electricals including white goods.
  • Wood from DIY projects such as doors, flooring, sheds, fencing and posts.
  • Kitchens cabinets, fitted wardrobes.

If you take waste to any of our sites in a van, pickup or trailer you will require a van permit.

Please be aware you cannot bring the following types of waste to our CRCs in a van:

  • Soil, rubble, stones and plasterboard
  • Wood from DIY projects such as doors, flooring, sheds, fencing and posts
  • Kitchens cabinets, fitted wardrobes

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Which CRCs accept charging scheme waste?

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Nearest alternative 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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