Both Flusco and Kirkby Stephen HWRCs are closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) are where you can take household waste to either be recycled or disposed of. The HWRC’s in Eden are at Flusco and Kirkby Stephen, they are operated by Shanks Waste Management Limited on behalf of Cumbria County Council.

Household waste recycling centre permit

You will need a HWRC permit if you intend to go to a HWRC in a van or twin-axle trailer. To apply for online complete Cumbria Waste Management’s permit scheme application form or telephone the Permit Helpline on 0845 055 1118.

Flusco household waste recycling centre

Members of the public are asked to approach the site from the A66 avoiding Newbiggin.

  • Location: Newbiggin, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0JB
  • Opening Hours: 8am – 6pm Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays (Closed Christmas)
  • Telephone: 91 (Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm)

Kirkby Stephen household waste recycling centre

  • Location: Hobsons Lane, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4RN
  • Opening Hours: 8am – 6pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Telephone: 00 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8am – 6pm)