There are a number of recycling 'bring bank' sites across Gateshead in supermarket carparks 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.
Dunston, Metro Centre, Swalwell, Teams, Team Valley and Whickham
Bensham, Chowdene, Shipcote and Town centre
Felling, Heworth and Park Road
Beacon Lough, Birtley, and Wrekenton
Barmoor, Blaydon, Chopwell, Greenside, High Spen, Highfield, Rowlands Gill and Ryton
There are also two 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 Waste and Recycling Centres or Sainsbury's and Homebase, Team Valley.