Chargeable waste

The following items/materials brought to the Nuffield Household waste and Recycling Centre are chargeable:

Soil and rubble

£1.50 per bag or item.

Includes bricks, blocks, slates, tiles, rubble, paving slabs, concrete, gravel, tarmac, stones, soil, sand, hardcore and sanitary ware (ceramic toilets, sinks, pedestals etc).


£6 per bag, £12 per sheet.

Bonded type only. All asbestos must be double wrapped in tough plastic and completely sealed.


£2.50 per bag, £10 per sheet.

Includes gypsum related products.

Tyres including rims

£5 per tyre.

Commercial and agricultural tyres are not accepted. There is no charge for bicycle tyres.

Gas canisters and fire extinguishers

We charge:

  • £6 up to 10kg
  • £11 up to 20kg
  • £35 over 20kg or specialist containers such as diving tanks

Payment can be made by debit/credit card (except American Express) or by cash (up to and including £20 notes).

What we mean by ‘bag’ or ‘sheet’

A bag is a rubble bag no greater than 535mm x 820mm (21 inches x 32 inches). One ceramic basin or one toilet cistern will be charged as one item/bag.

Please take care when removing asbestos and do not break it up unnecessarily.

A sheet of asbestos is a small domestic roofing sheet or similar. A sheet of plasterboard are those that are sold at DIY stores.

Restrictions on soil and rubble

There is no limit on the number of bags that can be brought to the site provided payment is made for the amount brought in. Commercial waste is not accepted at the Household Waste Recycling Centre but can be taken to the Waste Transfer Station where a charge will be made at the weighbridge.

DIY waste

Any waste that is disposed of in the soil and rubble skip such as ceramic basins and toilet pans and cisterns are DIY waste. No charge will be made for ceramic plates and plant pots which are classified as household waste – if you have these items you will be asked to put them in a different container.

Page last updated: 06 June 2019
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