If you live in Solihull you can apply to safely dispose of hazardous household waste at Bickenhill Household Waste Recycling Centre. You will need to book an appointment to visit the HWRC.
You can visit Bickenhill Household waste (HWRC) recycling centre at:
Bickenhill Household Recycling Centre
You can use Google Maps to see the HWRC on a map.
Apply for a permit
You can apply for a permit by calling 0121 704 8000
We will need your vehicle registration number.
Permits are issued by post, please leave up to 10 working days to receive the permit.
Once you have received your permit you will be able to book an appointment.
Book an appointment
Appointments are available on a first come, first served basis. Each appointment slot will be for 15 minutes.
Please pre-sort recycling and waste at home for a quick turnaround time and to help the site remain on schedule.
When you visit Bickenhill HWRC you will be required to put your hazardous waste into a box with your permit.
There is a different form if you are visiting the site in a permitted vehicle.
Hazardous waste we accept
- Household chemicals, e.g. battery acid, phosphoric acid, anti freeze
- Garden chemicals, e.g. pesticides, herbicides, plant feeds
- Powdered or solid chemicals e.g. lawn feeds, weed killers etc
Your permit will have a limit of five items per household.
Items must be no more than 5 litres and 5 kilograms in size in total.
Hazardous waste we don't accept
- Commercial or trade waste
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.