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Recycling Centres

Vehicle and Site User Restrictions

Vehicle Restriction Policy

Applicable from 1st April 2011

In order to enhance site safety and tackle the abuse of the facilities by traders/commercial users using larger vehicles, the following vehicles are not permitted access to Recycling Centres:-

  • Any vehicle over 3.5 tonnes gross weight.
  • Any vehicle tipping
  • Box Vans/Luton Vans (with the exception of vehicles hired to a householder from a legitimate vehicle hire company for a hire period of less than 3 days and appropriate documentation can be produced)
  • Any trailers over 3m (10 feet) in length (internal/body length)*
  • Large Vans (Transit Size) are not permitted towing any trailer of any size (camper vans/fully fitted minibuses are excluded from this restriction)
  • Tractors/agricultural machinery

*trailer size limit at Maclins Quarry, South Molton is 1.8m internal/body length due to the very small and restricted nature of the site.

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Site User Restrictions

Applicable from 1st April 2011

Only householders delivering their own household waste are entitled to use the Recycling Centre facilities.

Waste from the following groups/premises/activities are not accepted at Recycling Centres:-

  • Landlords disposing of waste from rental properties
  • Parish/District/County Councils or Council premises
  • Educational or Medical Establishments
  • Charity shops; charitable organisations and premises (except where otherwise agreed in writing with DCC)
  • Any club, society or other association of persons (including allotment organisations).
  • Religious establishments
  • Prisons or Probation service
  • Agricultural holdings, including small holdings and paddocks (excluding waste from the farmhouse itself)
  • Waste from shops, businesses, traders including business waste associated with people working from home.
  • Removal firms
  • "Man and Van” or house clearance operators
  • Waste from rented Holiday Homes/Holiday Lets/campsites/caravan parks.
  • Flytipped waste (unless delivered by the District Council with prior agreement from DCC)

Also see Chargeable Waste