Waste and recycling sites
Local civic amenity sites for the disposal of household rubbish and recycling.
South Ruislip Civic Amenity site accepts cars and vans and also has the facilities for disposing of bonded asbestos waste. Bonded asbestos needs to be double-wrapped in polythene prior to arriving on-site. If you wish to dispose of bonded asbestos, please phone 020 8841 4546 for acceptance requirements before travelling to the site.
Times for disposing of asbestos:
- 08.00 to 15.30 Monday to Sunday
- 08.00 to 14.30 Fridays
Please note, vans or commercial vehicles are only permitted until 3.30pm. Monday to Sunday, except Friday 14.30.
Building/DIY waste (soil, rubble, etc)
Charges from 1 October 2012: Waste from residents' building and landscaping works is no longer accepted free of charge at this site. Waste materials such as soil, rubble, plaster board, tiles, doors, windows, timber, bathroom suites, kitchen units, fencing, pallets, sheds, slabs, or similar, will be charged at a rate of £190 per tonne. The minimum charge for cars is £19 for up to 100kg. For other vehicles, the minimum charge is £38 for up to 200kg.
All other household waste is accepted free of charge. (The decision to introduce a charge for DIY and building waste has been made by the West London Waste Authority.)
Access is strictly restricted to Hillingdon residents with their HillingdonFirst card OR an acceptable proof of residence in the borough. Any resident wishing to use the site for household or domestic waste and recycling without a HillingdonFirst card or acceptable proof of residence in Hillingdon will be required to pay £10.00.Residents without a HillingdonFirst card wishing to use the site for household or domestic waste and recycling should go to the weighbridge office.
Acceptable proof of Hillingdon residence:
- a current driver's licence showing an address
- a council tax bill
- a utility bill (excluding mobile phone bills)
- bank statement (dated within the last three months)
People bringing larger quantities of building/DIY waste will be asked to pay the full trade waste rate for disposing of these materials. The current full trade waste rate is £150 per tonne, with the minimum charge of £15 for up to 100 kg.
If building waste/construction waste is mixed in with other waste, the entire load will be charged for.
Trade waste is only accepted at the Harefield site.
The Harefield site accepts vans and cars and also permits the disposal of trade waste materials. If you wish to deposit your trade waste here you will be given a receipt which will show the type of waste, quantity and cost of disposal. You must keep for a minimum of two years.
If disposing of rubbish in a van, commercial vehicle or trailer, please report to weighbridge office with two forms of ID confirming your address, e.g. council tax bill, driving license.
Payments note: The site can only accept credit/debit cards as payment for trade waste. Cash and cheques are no longer accepted.
Selected weekends (Saturdays/Sundays) only:
|27/28||April||09.00 - 17.00|
|25/26||May||09.00 - 17.00|
|29/30||June||09.00 - 17.00|
|27/28||July||09.00 - 17.00|
|24/25||August||09.00 - 17.00|
|28/29||September||09.00 - 17.00|
Its quick and convenient, with assisted unloading available on site. There will be strictly no admission to vans or commercial vehicles.
No trade waste is accepted at this site.
What can be recycled at these sites
|Books, CDs and DVDs||x||x|
|Cardboard and paper||x||x||x|
|Car engine oil||x||x||x|
|Fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs||x||x||x|
|Glass bottles and jars||x||x||x|
|Green garden waste||x||x||x|
|Large electrical appliance e.g. washing machines, Fridges and freezers||x||x||x|
|Metal food and drinks cans||x||x||x|
|Rubble and stone||x||x||x|
|Small electrical appliance e.g. toaster and irons||x||x||x|
|Televisions and computer display screens||x||x||x|
|Tetrapak drink catons||x||x|
|Textiles (clothes and shoes)||x||x||x|