Waste and Recycling

What happens to Richmondshire’s recycling materials?

Recycling material collected from households by Richmondshire District Council is initially taken to a Yorwaste recycling site at Tancred, near Scorton

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Cans and plastic bottles are then transferred to Yorwaste’s Materials Recycling Facility at Hessay, near York, for further sorting and baling. Eventually, the materials are sent to the following outlets:

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Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
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