Recycling Centres

Page updated on: 18/03/2019

There are four main recycling centres and more than 150 recycling banks across the county. All recycling centres are currently operating on winter opening hours Oct 1 –  Mar 31, 8.30am – 5.00pm.

A fixed 2 metre height restriction barrier is in place at Trostre Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Important changes From April 1st 2019

Opening times will be:

  • Summer: April - September 8.30am - 6.00pm
  • Winter: October - March 8.30am - 4.00pm

The below vehicles will be refused entry to recycling centres:

  • Flatbed / Tipper / Dropside vehicles
  • Cage vehicles
  • Van / Pick up / Car type van towing a trailer
  • A trailer with more than one axle
  • Horse box / agricultural vehicles
  • Large van including box vans

Our facilities are provided for Carmarthenshire residents only. Checks will now be carried out, so you need to make sure you have one of the following with you when you use the sites:

  • Driver’s license
  • Your Council tax bill
  • A utility bill (no older than 3 months)

Our sites can only accept domestic waste. A permit scheme will be introduced in June for certain commercial type vehicles, carrying only domestic waste.

Commercial waste must be disposed of at a licensed facility such as Nantycaws transfer station.

You can take the following items to our *main recycling centres: 

Glass, cans, paper, textiles, books, shoes, cardboard, plastic, scrap metal, green waste, juice cartons, cooking & engine oil, car batteries, household batteries, mobile phones, printer cartridges, fridges, electrical items, wood, bikes, furniture, polystyrene, rags & household textiles, CDs & DVDs, paint, fluorescent tubes, asbestos, low energy light bulbs, gas bottles, plasterboard, rubble, carpet, mattresses, tyres. 

(*Except Wernddu which doesn't allow gas bottles or tyres)

If you have missed your blue bag collection, you can also take your blue bags to any one of our recycling centres. 

Find a bottle / recycling bank