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Household waste recycling centres and bring sites

Information about Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) provided by North Yorkshire County Council, and bring sites.

There are two Household Waste Recycling Centres in Craven.  These sites are operated by North Yorkshire County Council and are located at:

  • Sowarth Field Industrial Estate, Settle, BD24 9AB
  • Skibeden, A59 Harrogate Road, Skipton, BD23 6AB

You can take most types of household wastes for safe disposal/or recycling.  This includes waste that we are unable to collect from the kerbside as part of the bulky household waste collection service.

Opening times

April to September 8.30 am - 5.00 pm (open every day except Wednesday)
October to March 8.30 am - 4.00 pm (open every day except Wednesday)

Sites are closed every Wednesday, and on 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

PLEASE NOTE THESE SITES WILL BE OPEN ON WEDNESDAY 27 DECEMBER 2017 

Charges for waste

All residents are charged for the disposal of hardcore, rubble, plasterboard and tyres delivered to household waste recycling centres.

For further information regarding these sites, please visit North Yorkshire household waste sites website or call 01609 534527.

There are six bring sites remaining in Craven. These are: 

  • Grasmere Close car park, High Bentham
  • Main Street car park, Embsay
  • Glusburn Institute car park, Glusburn
  • Whitefriars car park, Settle
  • Community Centre car park, Ingleton
  • Coach Street car park, Skipton

You can recycle the following items at these sites:

Key

books - recycling sites  Books
cartons - recycling sites Cartons
mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites Glass
large items - recycling sites  Larger items
paper recycling sites Paper & Cardboard
shoes - recycling sites Shoes
textiles - recycling sites  Textiles
food tins and drink cans - recycling sites Tins & Cans (also includes for plastic bottles types 1 & 2 only)

Sites

EMBSAY Village Hall Car Park paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites food tins and drink cans - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites  
GLUSBURN Glusburn Institute paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites food tins and drink cans - recycling sites  
HIGH BENTHAM Grasmere Close Car Park paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites food tins and drink cans - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites  
INGLETON Community Centre Car Park paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites cartons - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites  
SETTLE Whitefriars Car Park paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites cartons - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites
SKIPTON Coach Street Car Park paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites food tins and drink cans - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites  

SKIPTON Morrison's Superstore paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites food tins and drink cans - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites books - recycling sites  
SKIPTON TESCO'S Superstore paper recycling sites mixed glass bottles and jars - recycling sites food tins and drink cans - recycling sites textiles - recycling sites shoes - recycling sites books - recycling sites  

SKIPTON Skibeden HWRC (Harrogate Road) large items - recycling sites   - info at  North Yorkshire County Council

SETTLE HWRC (Sowarth Ind Est) large items - recycling sites  - info at  North Yorkshire County Council
 

If you find any problems with any of our recycling bring sites, please contact Customer Services on 01756 700600.
 

batteries Household batteries

All household battery types (except car batteries) can be recycled in the dedicated bins,  This includes both rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries and battery packs from electronic and electrical equipment.   It doesn't matter if the batteries are full, completely discharged or only part used.

Batteries that can be recycled are those which are:

  • batteries which an average person could carry in one hand without difficulty - single cell batteries, such as AA, AAA, button and 'square' batteries regardless of whether they are single use or rechargeable
  • used by consumers or professionals in mobile telephones, portable computers, cordless power tools, toys and household appliances.

You can recycle your household batteries at the following sites:

  • Ingleton - Community Centre
  • Bentham - Town Hall
  • Skipton - Craven District Council, 1 Belle Vue Square
  • Skipton - Craven Swimming Pool
  • Skipton - Town Hall

Please take car or other vehicle batteries to your nearest household waste recycling centre.