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This handy guide lets you know which items are currently recyclable in the Vale, whether they can be collected weekly or whether you would need to take them to our household waste recycling centres in Barry or Llandow.
Search for an item and we'll tell you how to recycle or dispose of it.
Please visit Recycle for Wales for more information.
Notes: Empty cans only
Notes: Please rinse
Notes: Llandow ONLY - Please give advanced notice by calling 01446 700111
Notes: Please contact your local pharmacy
Notes: Please rinse. Lids to go in blue bag (plastic and metal)
Notes: (small household batteries) Recycle at large supermarkets and Wilkinsons
Notes: (small household batteries) - Recycle at large supermarkets and Wilkinsons
Notes: Recycle instore at Awesome in Barry or Cowbridge
Notes: Unfortunately we are unable to recycle cards with glitter or other metallic materials on, please put these in your black bag.
Notes: Terracycle - Recycle instore at Awesome in Barry or Cowbridge
Notes: Please remove any decorations e.g. glitter
Notes: Please place inner plastic wrapping in your black bag waste.
Notes: Please contact a specialist company.
Notes: Recycle instore at Awesome in Barry or Cowbridge (Tassimo and L'or brand only pods and outer packaging). Please visit the manufacturers website for more information about recycling these items.
Notes: Now recyclable at Barry Morrisons, full info at https://www.reworked.com/blog/
Notes: Gift bags and wrapping are not currently accepted for recycling. Please consider re-using gift bags where possible.
Notes: Please rinse.
Notes: Please ensure all wax is removed
Notes: Please refer to manufacturer guidelines.
Notes: Please place metal and plastic lids in your blue bag.
Notes: Please contact Natural Resources Wales for advice.
Notes: Please rinse.
Notes: Please contact your local Health Board to arrange disposal.
Notes: Plastic bottles such as milk bottles and soft drinks bottles are accepted for recycling with the lids screwed on.
Notes: Small quantities only
Notes: Recycle at large supermarkets: Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose
Notes: Can be recycled at Awesome Wales shop (Holton Road, Barry)
Notes: Please ensure no powder remains in box
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