Project Furness, Ormsgill
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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:
Hardcore and rubble/soil
Small appliances (hairdryers, irons, microwaves etc)
Fluorescent tubes/energy saving light bulbs
Fridges and other white goods (freezers, ovens, washing machines)
Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown, green)
TVs and monitors
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 or a twin axle trailer (up to 3 meters long) you will require a permit to do so.
Follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste and asbestos at the recycling centre.
The Environment Agency 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.