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Household Waste Permit - print your own

You need to be able to print Adobe PDF documents to use this form. If you need help with PDF files, see our "PDF Help Page". If you do not have an available printer you can obtain permits through the post by phoning our Contact Centre on 0191 427 7000 or using our eService form "Household Waste Permits - receive through the post" .

You need a permit to deposit your household waste at South Tyneside's Recycling Village if you use :

- a van

- a pick up

- or tow a trailer

Any vehicle with a gross weight in excess of 3.5 tonnes, trailers longer than 3 metres, or vans with a height exceeding 8’2” (2.5 metres), will not be permitted access to the site for Health and Safety reasons. Please note that the gates close at 5.55pm (5.45pm for vans) to allow the site to be cleared before 6pm.

Car users will be unaffected by this scheme.

Permits will only be issued to South Tyneside residents therefore you will need to Register to use this form

A single permit is required per site visit and is valid for a 28 day period.

If your application for a permit is successful you will be provided with a permit in Adobe PDF format which you will need to print off. If you do not have access to a printer you can apply for a permit to be posted to you by phoning our Contact Centre on 0191 427 7000.

Hazardous household electronic waste such as fridges, TVs, and PC monitors are accepted at the Recycling Village. However chemical wastes such as asbestos, creosote and other chemicals should be taken to the Middlefields Waste Transfer Station to be disposed of responsibly. Please call 0191 427 7000 for advice.

Fly tipping of rubbish is illegal. It carries a maximum penalty of £20,000 and/or 2 years imprisonment.

If you experience a problem printing a permit you will be able to find your permit listed in the 'My Transactions' section of eServices.

Steps to complete this form

  1. Fill in your details
  2. Fill in your vehicle details
  3. Print off the permit

You must be registered with a South Tyneside Address to use this form

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