Recycling and Waste - Household Waste Recycling Centre (Tip)

Where are the Household Waste Recycling Centres and when are they open?

There are two Household Waste Recycling Centres in Stafford Borough:-

Stafford               St Albans Road, Stafford, ST16 3DR
                            Opening Hours and Further Information 

Stone                   Beacon Road/Opal Way, Stone Business Park,
                            ST15 0NN
                            Opening Hours and Further Information                  

Household Waste Recycling Centres are operated by Staffordshire County Council. For further information please contact Staffordshire County Council on 0300 111 8000 or at

From 1 November 2016 charges will be introduced for certain non-household waste items.  Further information can be found on the disposal charges webpage on Staffordshire County Council's website.

Are your furniture items still in good condition and re-useable? If they are please consider donating them to a local Furniture Reuse Project rather than throwing them away, please have a look at our dedicated page for further information and advice.

What waste can I dispose of at the Household Waste Recycling Centres?

A general guide to the items that can be taken to the Recycling Centres is given below. For more information visit Staffordshire Waste Partnership.

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Food and Drink Cans
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Cardboard
  • Textiles
  • Telephone Directories
  • Household Batteries
  • Fluorescent Tubes/Low Energy Bulbs
  • Fridges, Freezers, Washing Machines and Televisions
  • All types of Furniture and Carpets
  • Paint
  • Gas Bottles (Not at Stone)
  • Garden Waste e.g. Hedge trimmings or large branches that cannot be composted
  • Sand, Rubble and Bricks (from small DIY jobs)
  • Wood
  • Scrap Metal, Oil and Car Batteries
  • Household and Garden Chemicals
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos - small quantities only (MAX 4 sheets per Household) and double bagged. Report to a member of site staff before disposal. (Not Trade Waste)
Tel: 01785 619402
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