Changes to recycling centre in Gainsborough to accept all wastes on all days

Residents in West Lindsey will soon be able to take recycling, garden waste and general waste to the Household Waste Recycling Centres on any opening day.
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From Monday, March 8, the changes will be made at all the centres in Lincolnshire, including Gainsborough Household Waste Recycling Centre at Corringham Road Industrial Estate, Long Wood Road, Gainsborough.

Items residents can bring include scrap metal, cardboard, paper, electricals, batteries, clothing, garden waste, wood, glass and bulky waste, such as carpets and sofas.

Coun Eddy Poll, executive member for waste and recycling at Lincolnshire County Council, said: "I'd like to thank residents for their patience.

The recycling centre in GainsboroughThe recycling centre in Gainsborough
The recycling centre in Gainsborough

"We've been working hard behind the scenes to make sure the system can operate safely with all waste types being brought on the same day.

"This, together with the progress being made by the vaccination programme, means that from March 8, residents will be able to bring their recycling, garden waste and general waste on any day we are open.

"We would however ask residents to separate their waste types and load their vehicle accordingly, so we can ensure as much is recycled as possible.

"To manage the number of people on site and to prevent queues, the booking system will remain, so residents will still need to visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/clickandtip, or call 01522 782070, to book their time slot.

"Vans and larger trailers will still need to have a permit to access the sites, which can be accessed via www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/clickandtip.”

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