Before recycling, have you considered reusing your items around the home?
Bottles, boxes and jars can be used for storage.
Shopping bags can be used more than once!
Perhaps a charity shop could use your unwanted furniture and electrical items; contact SALCARE furniture project in Heanor on 01773 764 562 as they may want your items.
Why not take up home composting?
WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
We are currently trialling small electrical appliance or WEEE banks on our recycling sites at West Park Long Eaton and Beauvale Drive, Ilkeston.
If you really can't reuse your items, then you can:
Use our kerb side recycling systems:
Or take your materials to:
- Recycling sites in Erewash [PDF 107KB]
- Household Waste Collections Sites (your local tip) in Derbyshire
Ilkeston Household Waste Recycling Centre (Your Local Tip)
Ilkeston Household Waste Recycling Centre
Manners Avenue Industrial Estate
This site is operated by Derbyshire County Council.
The site is open from 8.30am to 6pm seven days a week except for the 25th and 26th December and the 1st January when all recycling centres across Derbyshire are closed all day.
For further information please visit the Ilkeston Household Waste Recycling Centre website.
Additional green bags are available from either Ilkeston or Long Eaton Town Halls, or when closed from Ilkeston & Long Eaton Shopmobility Centres, or alternatively by calling 0115 907 2244.