​Rushden Household Waste Recycling Centre opening hours, directions and what can be recycled at this site.

​Opening times

​Day Site open​​Trade waste service
​Monday ​Closed​Closed
​Tuesday ​ClosedClosed​
​Wednesday ​10am to 6pm​10am to 6pm
​Thursday ​10am to 6pm​10am to 6pm
​Friday ​10am to 6pm​10am to 6pm
​Saturday ​10am to 6pm​Closed
​Sunday ​10am to 6pm​Closed

​​Bank holiday opening times

Rushden Household Waste Recycling Centre is open on bank holidays, except where these fall on the centre's closed days (Mondays and Tuesdays).

The site will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years day, and will close at 2pm on Christmas Eve (depending on which day Christmas Eve falls on).

Avoid the queues

Here's a few tips to make your journey as quick and easy as possible:

  • try to avoid school and bank holidays
  • pre-sort your waste to save time when you get here
  • there is normally an early morning rush, come later if you can

Check our live webcam to plan your journey and determine how busy the site is.

​Disposing of trade waste?

Small scale traders can recycle certain waste types, or dispose of general waste, at a competitive price at this site.

Trade waste service

What can I recycle here?


Vehicles are restricted to a maximum weight limit of 3.5 tonnes.

Check what restrictions and limits apply to how much waste you can bring as DIY waste disposal.


Pedestrian access is not permitted at this site. If you do not have access to a vehicle please email the waste management team, at wastemanagement@northamptonshire.gov.uk, who will try to make other arrangements.


For sale at this site for £3.75 per 25 litre bag.

Vans and trailers

All commercial-type vehicles (including hired) need an e-permit to access the site.

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​Other household waste recycling centres

If this household waste and recycling centre does not accept the item you wish to recycle you can try another site from the list below.