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Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs)

Items which are not suitable for kerbside collection may be recyclable at one of our recycling centres


Our Recycling Centres are only licensed to accept household waste, they are not legally permitted to accept material from businesses. Any resident suspected of disposing of trade waste will not be allowed to enter the site.


Please note: Walking in of waste is prohibited for safety and control purposes. 


Barry Recycling Centre

Atlantic Trading Estate, Barry, CF63 3RF.

  • 8am - 5.30pm


Llandow Recycling Centre

Llandow Industrial Estate, Gluepot Road, CF71 7PB.

  • 10am - 4.30pm



Barry Re-Use Shop

Atlantic Trading Estate, Barry, CF63 3RF.

  • 8am - 5.30pm


The Re-Use Shop stocks all kinds of items like furniture, bicycles, kitchen appliances and children's toys at a fraction of the price of buying new. You do not need to book in before visiting and there is plenty of parking available.


Book an Appointment


The following is in place:

  • Entry to recycling centres is by appointment only with the exception of recycling real Christmas trees

  • Before visiting, residents must sort their waste or recycling appropriately to minimise the time at the site

  • Residents must display their confirmation email and proof of residency e.g. driving licence or utility bill, in their windscreen whilst waiting to enter the site

  • Residents must follow on-site safety signs and guidance


Book an appointment


Please note: We are unable to provide assistance with lifting or sorting, so please ensure all waste and recycling is manageable.




Car batteries

Cooking Oil
Flurescent Tubes
Fridges and freezers
Garden waste
Hard plastics
Household plastic packaging
Mixed Glass
Scrap Metal
Small appliances
Tvs and monitors


Please Note: Rubble and DIY skips at the sites are located at ground level on the flat, requiring a fairly high lift to get material into the skip. Members of the public are advised to approach a member of staff for lifting assistance for heavy loads.


Our recycling centres accept tyres, but will only accept 2 at a time.



Apply for Permit

You need a permit to visit a HWRC in certain larger vehicles. Permits are allocated using your vehicle registration and household address. They are limited to one visit per month and are non-refundable.


Vehicles that need a permit

You will need a permit for the following vehicles:

  • Cars with single axle trailers under 750kg gross weight

  • Car derived vans

  • Panel vans under 3,200kg GVW (short wheeled based vans)

  • Mini Buses

  • Pick ups

  • Car derived pick ups and double cabs


Cost: £18.50 (Single use permit)


To apply for a permit please call C1V:

  • 01446 700111


Please Note: The following vehicles are not accepted at either recycling centres -  lorries with a GVW exceeding 3.5 tonne, triple axle vehicles, twin axle trailers, horse boxes (either single or double axle), vehicles with a tail lift (except those cars, 4X4 cars, people carriers or caravanettes adapted with tail lifts for use by disabled residents), vehicles with a tipping body, large box vans (Luton type), long wheeled based vans or high top vans.


It is no longer permitted to place gypsum and plasterboard in general skips/mixed refuse containers at our civic amenity sites. Small quantities of gypsum such as plasterboard, plaster and other gypsum products produced from home DIY may be accepted at Atlantic Trading Estate and Llandow if it is separated at home, brought to the attention of staff on arrival and placed in a special separate container for gypsum products only. Failure to inform the crew on site you have gypsum waste may lead to residents being asked to reload their vehicle and remove the material from the facility.