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Usually part of your recycling collection – check with your local council.

Or take to:

Or see if a community project near you collects them to raise money.

Please rinse and crush cans before recycling.

Usually part of your recycling collection – check with your local council.

Or take to:

Take to any household waste recycling centre.

Or check whether:

  • your local council collects
  • a local charity or furniture re-use group will take it
  • the supplier of your new carpet will take it away.

Some supermarkets have carrier bag containers. Or see if a charity shop could use them.

We can get rid of your vehicle for free if you don't want it anymore. You can report abandoned vehicles to your local council.

Fill in the vehicle surrender form now.

Or call 03000 41 73 73.

You'll need the address and post code of exactly where the vehicle is and a daytime phone number.

We'll pass your form to a company which can arrange a date and time to collect the vehicle.

When the company collects the car

Please have the keys and log book ready so you can sign the vehicle over to the person collecting it.

They'll confirm the vehicle has been removed and destroyed and will let the DVLA know.

When you sign the vehicle surrender form you are confirming:

  • you are the sole owner of the vehicle
  • the vehicle is not registered on a hire purchase agreement
  • you are surrendering ownership of the vehicle to us for free disposal
  • you are indemnifying us and our contractor against any damage caused to your property while removing the vehicle
  • there is no property left in the vehicle, other than the standard fittings supplied with the vehicle
  • the vehicle is in a place where it can be removed by machine without difficulty by the contractor.

If you see a vehicle you think may be abandoned, please report it to your local council. It is a criminal offence to abandon a vehicle.

Report an abandoned car.

Usually part of your recycling collection – check with your local council.

Take to charity shops or a household waste recycling centre.

Take domestic hazardous waste to the following household waste recycling centres:

Any chemical disposed of at a HWRC needs to be labelled in advance.

See also - pesticides.

Real Christmas trees

Take to any household waste recycling centre.

Check if your local council collects.

Artificial Christmas trees

Take to any household waste recycling centre.

Contact your local council for collection.

See also - disposal of medical needles.

Take to any household waste recycling centre or local recycling bank.

Check if your local council collects or if a local community group can re-use it.

Or take to any household waste recycling centre. Please wipe personal files prior to recycling or reuse. We cannot accept responsibility for protecting personal data left on computers.

Check if your local council collects.

Or take to:

From houses - see household waste recycling centres (cooking oil container).

Find out about getting rid of cooking oil from businesses.