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 A to Z of reusing, recycling and waste disposal

Find your nearest recycling sites and brings sites

What can I put into my green bin?

Tick the box to display all items that you can put in your green bin  
  • Sample imageWardrobe

    If your wardrobe is in good condition, you can donate it to a local re-use organisation.
    • Emmaus Leeds 0113 2484288
    • Leeds & Moortown Furniture Store 0113 2739727
    • St Judes 0113 2450800
    • Safe Haven 0113 3451218
    • SLATE 0113 2704005
    • Sydney Bridge 0113 2175388

    You can also take it to the Revive Leeds re-use shop at the Seacroft recycling site or put it in the re-use container at your nearest recycling site.

    If it is not good enough to re-use, you can recycle your wardrobe by taking it to your nearest recycling site, where you can put it in the timber container. If you are unable to do this, you can book a free bulky waste collection by calling 0113 2224406.

  • Sample imageWashing Machine

    If your washer is in good working order, you can donate it to a local re-use organisation.
    • Emmaus Leeds 0113 2484288
    • Leeds & Moortown Furniture Store 0113 2739727
    • St Judes 0113 2450800
    • Safe haven 0113 3451218
    • SLATE 0113 2704005
    • Sydney Bridge 0113 2175388

    You can also take it to the Revive Leeds re-use shop at the Seacroft recycling site.

    If you are replacing a broken washer, the retailer supplying your new washer should offer you a take back service.

    Alternatively, you can recycle your washer by taking it to your nearest recycling site, where you can put it in the electrical container. If you are unable to do this, you can book a bulky waste collection by calling 0113 2224406.

  • Sample imageWindows (glass)

    Please see Glass (sheet)

  • Sample imageWindows (UPVC)

    Please take your windows to your nearest recycling site and put them in the general waste container.

  • Sample imageWood

    Please see Timber

  • Sample imageWoody Prunings

    Please see Garden Waste

  • Sample imageWool

    Please donate unwanted balls of knitting wool to your local charity shop.
    Any old or damaged wool can be composted in your compost bin/heap.

  • Sample imageWriting Paper

    You can put writing paper into your green bin.

    This item goes in green bin

  • Sample imageWEEEbanks

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
     
    There are a number of containers around Leeds for the collection of small electrical items such as irons, kettles, mobile phones etc.

    Site locations are listed below.

    • Asda - Holt Park
    • Asda - Kirkstall Road
    • Co-op - Kippax
    • Crusaider PH - Garforth
    • Factory Shop car park - Garforth
    • Fox and Hounds PH - Bramhope
    • Headingley Taps PH - Headingley
    • Leeds University - Lifton Place
    • Morrisons - Harehills
    • Morrisons - Hunslet
    • Morrisons - Rothwell
    • Morrisons - Kirkstall
    • Morrisons - Morley
    • Morrisons - Wetherby
    • Rawdon library - Rawdon
    • Sainsbury's - Colton
    • Sainsbury's - Moor Allerton
    • Sainsbury's - Otley
    • Sainsbury's - White Rose Shopping Centre
    • Street Lane LS27 7HX - Gildersome
    • Waitrose, Green Road - Meanwood