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These can be recycled in the paper banks at the Household Waste Recycling Centres or at some Recycling Points or in your Kerbside Recycling Collection

Medicines & tablets
Medicines and tablets are classed as Hazardous Waste. If you have any left over medicines you should consult your local chemist, pharmacy or hospital on how best to dispose of them.

You can take scrap metal to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre, or take it to any scrap metal merchants.

Mobile phones

Various charities will accept old mobile phones for recycling. Recycle Now also has information on various ways to pass on unwanted mobile phones.

If you have a question about resources or recycling in Cumbria call our helpline on  0300 003 1118
or email us at  wastepermits@cumbria.gov.uk
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