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North Farm Household Waste and Recycling Centre

You can bring household waste or recycling to North Farm Household Waste and Recycling Centre.

This site is owned and operated by Kent County Council.

Opening times

Monday - Saturday 8am - 4.30pm

Sunday and bank holidays 9am - 4pm

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day


North Farm Lane, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 3EE

03000 41 73 73

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Before you arrive

If you're planning on visiting, you should:

  • Be in a vehicle, not on-foot
  • Wear suitable clothes and footwear
  • Keep children in the car

Vehicle restrictions

Some vehicles aren't allowed to enter and others will need a voucher.

See the full list of vehicle restrictions or apply for a voucher with Kent County Council.

Commercial waste

You can take some types of commercial or business waste to North Farm, but not all.

To find out what you can and can't take, contact the site office on:

03000 41 73 73

  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Cans and metal
  • Car batteries
  • Carpets
  • Clothes, shoes and fabric
  • Computers
  • Cookers, ovens and microwaves
  • Cooking oil – domestic cooking oil only
  • Electrical and electronic items
  • Engine oil (used)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Freezers
  • Fridges
  • Furniture
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Low energy light bulbs and LEDs
  • Mattresses
  • Mobile phones
  • Paint
  • Paper and card
  • Plasterboard
  • Printer cartridges
  • Rubble and hardcore
  • Soil
  • Televisions
  • Tyres
  • Washing machines
  • Wood and timber
  • Business and commercial waste
  • Clinical waste
  • Household chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Petrol

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