People can dispose of hazardous waste for free this month at selected tips.

Norfolk County Council is holding three free household hazardous waste days this October.

Waste is hazardous if it can cause harm to humans or the environment and includes any waste that needs specialist disposal.

Hazardous waste items are not usually accepted at recycling centres.

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Dereham Recycling Centre will be holding its hazardous waste days on Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8.

The Hempton hazardous waste days will be on October 14 and October 15 and Norwich North is holding its on October 21 and October 22.

The recycling centres will be open during the normal times of 9am to 4pm.

Only household hazardous waste will be accepted and not waste from any business, group or other organisation.