There are a number of recycling 'bring bank' sites across Gateshead in supermarket car parks and town centres, so you don't need to go out of your way to recycle.
What can you recycle?
Select from the list below to see what you can recycle.
- Metrocentre, Swalwell and Whickham
- Bensham, Shipcote, Town Centre and Old Fold
- Deckham, Felling, Leam Lane and Heworth
- Beacon Lough, Wrekenton, Low Fell, Chowdene, Team Valley and Birtley
- Blaydon, Ryton, Barmoor, Crawcrook, Chopwell and Rowlands Gill
There are also two household waste and recycling centres in Gateshead (at Cowen Road, Blaydon, and Campground, Springwell) where you can take a variety of household waste and recycling.
You can also recycle your batteries at sites across the borough, and Low Energy Light Bulbs at our Household Waste and Recycling Centres or Sainsbury's and Homebase, Team Valley.