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Recycling Centres

Find a recycling centre

You must have booked a slot before you visit Briton Ferry or Cymmer recycling centres, You can only have two slots booked at any one time.

Select a recycling centre below to view opening times and find out what materials can be taken into each recycling centre.

Location

Directions to SA11 2HZ
Briton Ferry Recycling Centre
Briton Ferry Industrial Estate,
Briton Ferry,
SA11 2HZ pref

Opening hours

  • 8.30am to 5.00pm 7 days a week
  • Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Materials

Items accepted
  • asbestos (should be double wrapped in polythene sheeting)*
  • building rubble only*
  • cardboard
  • ceramic waste only*
  • concrete roofing sheets*
  • fertilizers
  • fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
  • fridges/freezers
  • furniture items e.g. sofas, cupboards, tables
  • garden and household chemicals e.g. pesticides
  • general household waste
  • glass bottles and jars
  • green (garden) waste
  • household batteries
  • household paint
  • inert waste
  • metal cans
  • mixed building rubble containing stones, wood, ceramic items etc.*
  • newspapers and magazines
  • oxygen cylinders
  • pet care products
  • photographic equipment
  • plaster and plasterboard*
  • plastics
  • scrap metal
  • sheet glass
  • shoes
  • soil*
  • textiles
  • vehicle batteries
  • waste electrical and electronic equipment
  • waste mineral (engine) oil
  • wood/timber

Tyres are not accepted at this site. Please contact your local tyre retailers to check if they take tyres for re-use/recycling

*These items are classed as building type waste. 

Each household can dispose of up to 3 sacks (1 black bag is equivalent to one sack) per week of building type waste for free at the recycling centre. This does not include asbestos. There will be a charge for any sacks containing asbestos.

You will have to pay a fee for larger loads. 

Charges for building type waste

Charges for building type waste

Waste Type  Rate from April 2022
Building rubble only £26.50 per tonne
Mixed building rubble
(containing stones, wood, ceramic items etc.)
£78.50 per tonne
Ceramic Waste only £45 per tonne
Soil £26.50 per tonne
Plaster and Plasterboard £151.50 per tonne
Asbestos including concrete roofing sheets (that do not contain asbestos)
(asbestos sheets should be double wrapped in polythene sheeting)
£19.50 per sheet/item
(based on 8ft x 3ft sheets)

All prices include VAT

The weight of waste will be charged as follows (the upper limit of each weight band will be used to calculate the payment)

This does NOT include asbestos which will be charged per sheet / item.

  • 0 to 100 kg
  • 100 to 250 kg
  • 250 to 500 kg
  • 500 to 1,000 kg

Any amount greater than 1,000 kg will be charged at 500 kg increments.

Weighbridge and payment

The weighbridge will be available between:

  • 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday-Friday
  • 8.30am to 12.30pm Saturday and Sunday

Credit/debit card payments are only available between 8.30am to 4.00pm Monday-Friday.

Cheque or cash payments only on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Location

Directions to SA13 3EE
Cymmer Recycling Centre
Margam Street,
Cymmer,
SA13 3EE pref

Opening hours

  • 11.00am to 5.00pm 7 days a week
  • Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Materials

Items accepted
  • building rubble only*
  • cardboard
  • ceramic waste only*
  • concrete roofing sheets*
  • fertilizers
  • fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
  • fridges/freezers
  • garden and household chemicals e.g. pesticides
  • gas cylinders
  • general household waste
  • glass bottles and jars
  • green (garden) waste
  • household batteries
  • household paint
  • inert waste
  • metal cans
  • mixed building rubble containing stones, wood, ceramic items etc.*
  • newspapers and magazines
  • pet care products
  • photographic equipment
  • plaster and plasterboard*
  • plastics
  • scrap metal
  • sheet glass
  • shoes
  • soil*
  • textiles
  • vehicle batteries
  • waste electrical and electronic equipment
  • waste mineral (engine) oil
  • wood/timber

*These items are classed as building type waste. Each household can dispose of up to 3 sacks (1 black bag is equivalent to one sack) per week of building type waste for free at the recycling centre.

You must take larger loads and any sacks containing asbestos to the Recycling Centre located in Briton Ferry Industrial Estate. You will have to pay a fee.

Location

Directions to SA9 2HW
Lower Cwmtwrch Recycling Centre
Bethel Road,
Lower Cwmtwrch,
SA9 2HW pref

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday and Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 4pm
  • Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Materials

Asbestos and plasterboard are not accepted.

Please check the A-Z recycling guide for a full list of what can and cannot be recycled at the HWRC before your visit.

 

NPT residents in the Swansea Valley area are able to use Lower Cwmtwrch recycling centre. Please check their revised procedures before visiting.

Garden waste bags can be purchased online or at the reuse shop at Briton Ferry recycling centre.

You do not need to book a slot to visit the reuse shop to donate items or make purchases.

If you are disabled, our site staff will be happy to help unload your vehicle.

Book a slot

Book a slot for the recycling centre online. You can only have 2 slots booked at any one time.

Book a slot

Changes to your booking

You can make changes to your booking online. This includes:

  • cancelling your booking,
  • changing the booking slot or
  • changing the vehicle registration number
Change or cancel your booking

Vans, Pick-ups and trailers

Householders with vans, pick-ups and double axle trailers can access recycling centres at Briton Ferry and Cymmer. You must have booked a permit and allocated time slot. This can be done below.

  • Single axle trailers can also access the recycling centres but permits are not required.
  • Tipper/ Flatbed' vans and large 7.5t vans are not allowed on site
  • Residents are allowed a maximum of 12 permits per year (from 1st April to 31st March the following year) for all vans, pick-up vehicles and double axle trailers.

You can book a time slot and van permit in the same place. Please make a booking below:

Make a booking

You can make changes to your booking online. This includes cancelling your booking, changing the booking slot or changing the vehicle registration number.

Further information regarding van permit applications for Lower Cwmtwrch can be found on the Powys website