Redhills Quarry, Millom

The Household Waste Recycling Centre at Millom is currently closed due to urgent works being carried out on site. We apologise for any further inconvenience caused and are working to reopen the site as soon as we possibly can. Please keep checking this page and we will update you once the site has reopened. Alternatively you can call the recycling helpline on 0845 055 1118 for an update.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS SITE MAY OPEN LATE OR CLOSE EARLY DURING THE WINTER MONTHS FOR HEALTH & SAFETY REASONS

Redhills Quarry, Mainsgate Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4LD.
tel: 01229 771447
Opening hours: 8am - 4pm Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon


Materials that are accepted at the site at Millom include:


Materials recycled at Millom
  • Batteries (household)
  • Batteries (car)
  • Cardboard
  • Chemicals eg weedkiller (please report to attendant when brought onto site)
  • Clothes and textiles mixed
  • Books
  • CD's and DVD's
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars mixed
  • Garden waste
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Plastics
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Scrap metal
  • TV's and monitors
  • Tyres
  • Used engine oil
  • Large appliances
  • Small appliances
  • Wood and timber
  • General household waste

Trade waste is not accepted

There is a permit scheme in operation at Millom recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish using a van, pickup or a twin axle trailer (up to 3 meters long) you will require a permit to do so. For further information on the permit scheme please visit Cumbria County Council's website.

If the material you wish to recycle is not present on the list above or accepted at any of the county's other recycling centres please check the A to Z section to see how else you can reuse or recycle it.

The Environment Agency is responsible for regulating the handling and disposal of hazardous and special waste and will provide information and advice as required. They can be contacted on 08708 506 506 Mon-Fri, 8am - 6pm.

How to find Millom recycling centre


Site operated by Shanks Cumbria


Note: To ensure a safe visit please follow the site rules and traffic management signage. It is advisable when using the site to wear sensible footwear and if bringing in items that are heavy or sharp, gloves are recommended.