Hazardous household waste permit

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Following the latest government advice, Bickenhill Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will reopen on Monday 18 May, please visit our HWRC page to view our updated safety and traffic management advice.

When you visit Bickenhill HWRC you will be required to put your hazardous waste into a box with your permit.

So our staff can maintain social distancing we will be unable to move or carry the waste for you.

Solihull residents can dispose of hazardous household waste safely at:

Bickenhill Household Recycling Centre
Coventry Road
B92 0DY

View a map of the site location via Google Maps.

Apply for permit

You may still apply for a permit during this time but you will be unable to use the site until 1 June.

Please telephone 0121 704 8000, we will ask for your vehicle registration. Permits are issued by post, please leave up to 10 working days to receive the permit. This process may take longer during the pandemic.

Hazardous waste we accept

  • household chemicals, e.g. battery acid, phosphoric acid, anti freeze
  • garden chemicals, e.g. pesticides, herbicides, feeds
  • petrol
  • powdered or solid chemicals e.g. lawn feeds, weed killers etc

Commercial or trade waste will not be accepted.

The service is limited up to five items per household. Items must be no more than 5 litres and 5 kilograms in size in total.

Safe storage of hazardous chemicals

Chemicals and hazardous materials should be kept in their original containers. Store in a cool, dry place out of reach of children.

Do not pour hazardous household waste down the sink, drain or toilet and never mix chemicals.

Disposing of waste responsibly

As a householder, you have a legal obligation (Duty of Care) to take all reasonable measures to ensure that your waste is disposed of properly.

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