Earlswood community recycling centre to start accepting more types of waste

From Monday 1 June, residents will be able to take more types of waste to Earlswood community recycling centre (CRC) in Redhill.

From 1 June, the Earlswood CRC will accept:

  • Black bag waste.
  • Garden waste.
  • Wood.
  • Scrap metal.
  • Small electronics.
  • White goods.

The full list of what can be taken will be available on Monday 1 June or you can call 03456 009 009.

Unfortunately, the sites won’t be able to accept chargeable waste (soil, rubble, plasterboard or tyres), as staff are unable to safely take payments or process these items.

For the safety of staff and residents, visitors must maintain social distancing measures. There will be clearly marked walkways and limits on the number of people able to access the containers at any time.

As a limited number of people will be allowed in the centre it is likely queues will form outside the centre. Please only visit the CRC if it’s essential and you can’t store the items at home.

Please follow these steps to successfully dispose of your waste at the centre:

  • Only visit a CRC if you absolutely need to. Visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/recycling before you leave to see if there are any service updates.
  • Only bring the listed items.
  • Please be patient. There will be traffic queues at the CRC.
  • Arrive by car or have a van permit. Pedestrians aren’t allowed into the CRC, however residents driving vans, pick-up or trailers will be able to visit the site from Monday 1 June if they are displaying a van permit, as usual.
  • If you can’t carry it, don’t bring it. CRC staff can’t help you unload your waste.

The CRCs in Caterham on the Hill and in Warlingham are not open because it isn’t possible to open these sites safely and ensure social distancing between visitors and staff. In addition, due to the size and location of both CRCs much longer queues could form on surrounding roads.