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Waste Recycling Site

Household Waste Recycling Centre

Waste and recycling collections are carrying on as normal.

Due to excessive demand and queueing, the HWRC is closed until further notice.

Middlesbrough residents can use the Household Waste Recycling Centre on Haverton Hill Road, Stockton, to dispose of excess recycling waste. The site is run by Suez and has recycling facilities for almost all your waste needs. Staff are on hand to assist and advise you of where to dispose of different items.


Household Waste Recycling Centre, Haverton Hill Road, Billingham, TS23 1PY

Opening times

The Household Waste Site is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day, during the following hours:

Summer (1 April to 31 October): 8am to 7pm
Winter (1 November to 31 March): 8am to 6pm

What can be recycled

Materials which can be taken for recycling to the Household Waste Recycling Centre:

  • Batteries and car batteries
  • Books
  • Building materials
  • Cardboard
  • Chemicals (household and garden)
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Electrical items
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Foil
  • Food tins and drink cans
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Garden waste
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Glasses
  • Low energy light bulbs
  • Mobile phones
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Plastic bottles
  • Scrap metal
  • Tapes and discs
  • Telephone directories
  • TVs and computer monitors
  • Wood and timber

There are special rules for taking asbestos to the Household Waste Recycling Centre. Find out more about taking asbestos waste to the HWRC.


This site is not open to commercial vehicles, traders, or landlords. Residents using vans or trailers need a permit before visiting the site. There are restrictions on the number of visits that can be made annually by vans and trailers. Please call the Environment Contact Centre on 01642 726001 to request a permit.

Commercial vehicles, traders, and landlords should visit the Environment Agency website for advice about their waste disposal needs.

For further details about the site, please visit the Suez website.