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Term Summary
Higher level radioactive waste

A combination of spent nuclear fuels and other materials, such as fuel packaging and equipment, that have been contaminated with significant amounts of radioactivity.

Household Waste Recycling Centres

A Household Waste Recycling Centre is a large waste and recycling collection centre, operated by Cumbria County Council. To find out more information about opening times and location, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Waste Recycling Centre's are the County Councils responsibility. Copeland Borough Council are not responsible for Waste Recycling Centres. Please contact the following for further information: