Household Waste Recycling Centres Guide

This is a guide on managing efficient and effective household waste and recycling centre (HWRC) services. 

(Main guide updated January 2016)

It gives examples of good practice, an overview of relevant legislation, up to date statistics on HWRC provision and evidence-based approaches to assessing and improving HWRC performance.

It aims to help all managers or operators in the HWRC network to improve performance and meet or exceed the ever-higher standards required of them by the public and by law.

You can view the full report which includes case studies, or access our summary document for an overview of the report.

A performance assessment checklist and toolkit to help you work through the various options for improving HWRCs is also available.