You can recycle these items free of charge at both Household Recycling Centres in Mochdre and Gofer (Abergele):
|Clothing & textiles
|No heavily soiled items, shoes should be bagged and paired
|Paper & card
|No cellophane wrapping (for example, on junk mail)
|No heavily soiled items
Leaves, cuttings, clippings, twigs and small branches only.
No soil, rubble, plant pots, compost bags or similar
No general household waste such as cans or plastic
|Glass bottles & jars
|Tins, cans and aerosols
|All tins, cans and aerosols must be completely empty
|No commercial fridges or freezers. No ammonia fridges (some portable fridges and older models use ammonia)
You can bring these items to throw away, but there are restrictions on how much you can bring:
|No more than 2 bags per fortnight. Our site staff reserve the right to ask you to process your
general waste in the recycling sorting area.
|2 bin liners per fortnight
Only animal waste from domestic pets will be accepted.
Agricultural or farm waste is not allowed.
|Fluorescent light tubes
|5 per year
|Equivalent to 6 rooms per year (with hallway, landing and stairs counting as one room)
|Must be cut into a minimum of two pieces.
|Household or garden chemicals
|Only small bottles, which must be clearly labelled and well-sealed. Industrial grade chemicals will not be accepted.
|Used engine oil or cooking oil
|10 litres per year
|15 units per year
A ‘unit’ is 2.5 litres (or equivalent)
|2 per year
|See here for information on disposing of mattresses.
IMPORTANT: Our site staff reserve the right to refuse entry if you are
• trying to deposit excessive types of accepted waste (free of charge or otherwise),
• suspected of disposing of trade waste,
• abusing site rules.