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The following wastes cannot be disposed of at Townmead Road Re-use and Recycling Centre:

  • Household chemicals that are not in the original packaging*
  • Unidentified chemicals*
  • Fuels and oils not in approved containers*
  • Car tyres
  • Medical equipment, including laser and radiographic equipment
  • Mobility scooters
  • Motor vehicles (or parts thereof)
  • Unidentified gas bottles
  • Oxygen bottles (including medical bottles)
  • Fireworks, marine flares or any kind of ordnance
  • Food waste for recycling
  • Dead animals
  • Asbestos in any form
  • Old Cine film
  • Commercial fridges
  • Medicines
  • Syringes (used/unused)

If unsure, please ask staff on site. Site management reserve the right to refuse any waste that may compromise safety and/or storage on site.

*These wastes can potentially be collected free of charge by the Household Hazardous Waste Service operated by the Corporation of London on behalf of Richmond.

Updated: 14 September 2020

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