From Saturday 1st October use of the Recycling Centre in Vale St SE27 9PA will be limited to Lambeth residents.
The Centre costs the council £286k per year to run & dispose of the recycling materials. The disposal cost for wood is £70 per tonne and £37 per tonne for green garden waste.
Its estimated that at least 20% of the current users of the Recycling Centre are not Lambeth residents and that nearly 10% of are commercial traders.
From 1st October 2016 only residents able to produce ID with a Lambeth address, eg a council tax bill or driving licence, will be permitted to use the Recycling Centre.
A wide range of items can be recycled at Vale Street including metal, wood, textiles, batteries, fridges, electrical items, light bulbs . For details see: http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/places/lambeth-reuse-and-recycling-centre-vale-street
The Recycling Centre is open 8am to 5pm weekends and 7.30am to 4.30pm Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays. Its closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
3 responses to “ID needed to use Recycling Centre”
What a load of rubbish! I live on the Lambeth / Croydon border, the tip is about a quarter of the distance as the Croydon one but they want me to drive the extra miles? Great for the environment and congestion. Lol
The disposal cost for wood is £70 per tonne and £37 per tonne for green garden waste. Wood can be used as fuel and garden waste turned in to compost. I think some auditing needs to be done on those numbers. They should be working out how the facility can make money then invite people from other boroughs to use it.
What if you live on the border of west Norwood and upper norwood se19. Can I bring ID?