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Project Furness, Ormsgill

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Walney Road, Ormsgill, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5UY.
tel: 01229 831564
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm, 7 days a week

To find the exact location of the site at Barrow or your nearest recycling centre please enter your post code in the 'Find My Nearest' 

Materials that are accepted at the site at Barrow include:

Materials recycled at Barrow
  • Scrap metal
  • Wood
  • Garden
  • Hardcore and rubble/soil
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, irons, microwaves etc)
  • Books/DVD/Bric-a-Brac
  • Fluorescent tubes/energy saving light bulbs
  • Batteries household
  • Clothing/shoes
  • Oil
  • Fridges and other white goods (freezers, ovens, washing machines)
  • Gas bottles
  • Cardboard
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Paint
  • Shoes
  • Car batteries
  • TVs and monitors
  • Gypsum
  • Tyres
  • Chemicals ie weedkiller (this must be reported to an attendant when brought on site)
  • Asbestos (please telephone in advance to confirm that there is enough space for your asbestos waste)
  • General household waste 

Trade waste is not accepted at this recycling centre.

There is a permit scheme in operation at Barrow recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish to Barrow Household Waste Recycling Centre using a van, pick up or a twin axle trailer (up to 3 meters long) you will require a permit to do so. 

Please check the A to Z at Recycleforcumbria.orgthis external link will open in a new window.

Follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste and asbestos at the recycling centre.

The Environment Agencythis external link will open in a new window is responsible for regulating the handling and disposal of hazardous and special waste and will provide information and advice as required. They can be contacted on 08708 506 506 Mon-Fri, 8am - 6pm.