Sleaford recycling centre - Recycling centres

Accepted waste types
  • Batteries
  • Books
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Cooking oil (maximum five litres per vehicle per visit)
  • Fluorescent tubes or light bulbs
  • Food tins, drinks cans and aerosols
  • Fridges and freezers - no ammonia or commercial fridges accepted
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Hardcore, rubble, soil and plasterboard (one small dustbin full per vehicle per day in total)
  • Household and garden chemicals (maximum five litres per vehicle per visit)
  • Mattresses
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Mixed textiles and clothes
  • Mobile phones
  • Paint tins
  • Paper
  • Printer cartridges
  • Scrap metal
  • Small appliances
  • TVs and monitors
  • Used engine oil (maximum five litres per vehicle per visit)
  • Washing machines and dryers
  • Wood and timber
  • Excess general household waste

To check where to unload different waste before you arrive:

View the site map


Pride Parkway
Enterprise Park
NG34 8GL

Get directions

Opening times

The opening hours for each site are shown below. However please arrive at your chosen site before 3.50pm. The gates may be closed 10 minutes before the site's closing time to ensure waste is deposited and vehicles have exited by the closing time.

Day of the week Opening times
Monday 9am to 4pm
Tuesday 9am to 4pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 9am to 4pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday 9am to 4pm

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Our opening times are as normal on all other bank holidays.


You must have a permit to bring:

  • vans
  • 4x4s that are classed as light goods vehicles
  • large trailers up to 3.6 metres long, 1.8 metres wide and 0.5 metres high (12 feet x 6 feet x 1.5 feet - no greedy boards or caged sides)

All permits registered when the booking system was in place are still valid. However please apply for a new permit if you receive an email asking you to renew after a years use (the permit is still free).

Apply for a recycling centre permit

Further information