At Northampton’s Ecton trade and household waste recycling centre, you can recycle lots of things! They accept a wide range of recyclable materials (see below). Any waste that cannot be recycled or is not sorted for recycling will be sent to landfill.
The waste accepted at this site includes:
|Antifreeze||Yes||Please seek a member of staff for help. Must be domestic waste.|
|Caravans and trailers||No|||
|Chemical and radioactive hazardous waste *||No|||
|Fire extinguishers||No||Can be disposed of at Rushden|
|Food tins and drink cans||Yes|||
|Fridges and freezers||Yes|||
|Gas bottles||No||Can be disposed of at Rushden|
|General household waste||Yes||This includes items such as sofas, beds and mattresses.|
|Hardcore and rubble||Yes|||
|Low energy bulbs||Yes|||
|Mixed glass, bottles and jars||Yes|||
|Oil filters (automotive)||Yes||Please seek a member of staff for help. Must be domestic waste.|
|TVs and monitors *||Yes|||
|Used engine oil *||Yes|||
|Wood and Timber||Yes|||
Trade waste is accepted at this centre
*What is hazardous waste?
Hazardous waste is any liquid or solid material that may cause harm to people or the environment if not disposed of correctly. The following are examples of hazardous waste you may have at home:
- Oven cleaner
- Fire extinguishers
- Oil filters
- Engine oil
- Weed killers
Please refer to the above table on whether the hazardous waste will be accepted.
We are not able to dispose of sharps at the household waste recycling centres. Please contact your doctor or local health authority for advice on sharps disposal.
|Day||Site open||Trade waste service|
|Monday||10am to 6pm||10am to 6pm|
|Thursday||10am to 6pm||10am to 6pm|
|Friday||10am to 6pm||10am to 6pm|
|Saturday||10am to 6pm||Closed|
|Sunday||10am to 6pm||Closed|
Facilities in Rushden (Wednesday) or Wellingborough (Tuesday) are open this is closed
Vehicles are restricted to a maximum weight limit of 3.5 tonnes.
Check what restrictions and limits apply to how much waste you can bring as DIY waste disposal.
They are currently unable to accept pedestrian access to this site.
For sale at this site for £3.75 per 25 litre bag.
This facility is operated by Northamptonshire County Council.