Disposing of waste yourself

There are several ways to responsibly dispose of household waste yourself, including:


Illegal methods of waste disposal:

Some people aren’t aware that the following actions are NOT acceptable ways to dispose of waste. These actions are anti-social, damaging to our environment and against the law:

  • Leaving recycling next to a full recycling bank– Read Claire’s story.
  • Leaving waste on pavements without an arranged collection (including outside your house) – Read Mo’s story.
  • Dumping waste anywhere, such as in a field, an alleyway, a street corner or a lay-by – Read David’s story.