Recycling Centres

Re-opening 

The Household Waste Recycling Centres re-opened on Tuesday, May 26th. There are significant safety measures in place to help maintain the safety and welfare of staff and visitors to the site.

In the interests of public safety, only arrange to use these facilities if you are no longer able to safely store the excess waste at home.

You must have booked a slot before you visit Briton Ferry or Cymmer recycling centres

NPT residents in the Swansea Valley area are able to use the HWRC at Lower Cwmtwrch. Please ensure you check their revised procedures before visiting.

Rules for visiting during lockdown

  • You must have booked a 15 minute slot using our online booking system before your visit
  • Respect staff whilst on or waiting to access the site
  • Proof of residency will be required
  • Only one person per vehicle will generally be allowed. If this is not possible, only one person should exit the vehicle
  • Staff will provide direction and advice in line with social distancing guidelines. They will not be able to help with unloading
  • Parking bays will be closed off on an alternating basis to achieve social distancing
  • Extra signage and barriers will be in place to help enforce social distancing
  • The Re-use Shop will be closed
  • To speed up access, only cars, MPVs and 4x4s (Pick-ups are not classed as 4x4) will be allowed on site.
  • No trailers or vans will be allowed except:
    • Vans with rear seats and rear side windows used as MPVS are ok  (e.g. transporter type vehicles, camper vans, Family mini bus).
    • Vans adapted for disabled passengers are ok
    • Vans with seats but no windows i.e. not converted for family use will not be allowed access
  • If you need to cancel or amend your booking please let us know as soon as you can so we can offer the slot to another customer. Please contact us on 01639 686868 or email customerservicecentre@npt.gov.uk. You will need your booking reference number.

Along with regular cleaning of ‘touch points’, HWRC sites will be cleansed during and at the end of each day.

Frequently Asked Questions

You cannot book another slot until you have used your active booking first. Once  you have completed your visit, you can go online and book the next available slot. 

 

 

Yes. Restrictions have been relaxed on the presentation of black bag waste at the kerbside until further notice . Crews will leave excessive quantities of non recyclable waste. Residents should continue to recycle as much as possible

To cancel or amend a slot, please contact us:

Please note you will require your booking reference number

 

Normal opening hours still apply. Opening times can be found online

Following feedback, here is the updated guidance:

  • Vans with rear seats and rear side windows used as MPVS are ok  (e.g. transporter type vehicles, camper vans, Family mini bus).
  • Vans adapted for disabled passengers are ok
  • Vans with seats but no windows i.e. not converted for family use will not be allowed access

 Site staff have the right to refuse access to any vehicle with or without an appointment at their discretion.)

On site staff are unable to help unload any vehicles at this time. You can bring another person to help you, but only one person is allowed out of the vehicle on site.

To adhere to strict social distancing rules and minimise queries on access roads we are only allowing a limited number of vehicles in at any given time.

Not at the moment. The reuse shop is closed until further notice. Garden waste bags can be purchased online 

Recycling centre

Opening times and what materials can be taken into recycling centres

Opening Times: All sites will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
Mon, Thurs & Fri 9.00 – 5.00pm, Sat & Sun 10.00am – 4.00pm, Tues & Weds closed
Materials:

Visit this link for a list of recyclable materials at this site www.recyclenow.com/local-recycling

The site does not accept any amounts of plasterboard or asbestos waste, and black bag splitting is in operation

Site Type: Household Waste & Recycling Centre
Location: Display on 'Find My Nearest' ... (Interactive Mapping Service)
Opening Times: All sites will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
8.30am to 5.00pm 7 days a week for 12 months of the year
Materials:
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • glass bottles and jars
  • sheet glass
  • metal cans
  • plastics
  • vehicle batteries
  • household batteries
  • waste mineral (engine) oil
  • fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
  • household paint
  • textiles
  • shoes
  • green (garden) waste
  • soil
  • scrap metal
  • wood/timber
  • inert waste
  • general household waste
  • cardboard
  • fridges/freezers
  • waste electrical and electronic equipment
  • garden and household chemicals e.g. pesticides
  • fertilizers
  • pet care products
  • photographic equipment
  • bonded asbestos sheeting

At the present time tyres are not accepted at these sites. Please contact your local tyre retailers to check if they take tyres for re-use/recycling

Site Type: Household Waste & Recycling Centre
Location: Display on 'Find My Nearest' ... (Interactive Mapping Service)
Opening Times: All sites will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
11.00am to 5.00pm 7 days a week for 12 months of the year
Materials:
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • glass bottles and jars
  • sheet glass
  • metal cans
  • plastics
  • vehicle batteries
  • household batteries
  • waste mineral (engine) oil
  • fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
  • household paint
  • textiles
  • shoes
  • green (garden) waste
  • soil
  • scrap metal
  • wood/timber
  • inert waste
  • general household waste
  • cardboard
  • fridges/freezers
  • waste electrical and electronic equipment
  • garden and household chemicals e.g. pesticides
  • fertilizers
  • pet care products
  • photographic equipment

At the present time tyres are not accepted at these sites. Please contact your local tyre retailers to check if they take tyres for re-use/recycling

From 28th August, our bag splitting operation will be up and running at Cymmer Household Recycling Centre. Please make sure no recyclable materials are in your black bags.

Site Type: Household Waste & Recycling Centre
Location: Display on 'Find My Nearest' ... (Interactive Mapping Service)

These centres are for HOUSEHOLDERS ONLY and not for contractors/trade use.

Black Bags

Please make sure there are no recyclable materials in your black bags. 

Building Type Waste

  • Building rubble only
  • Mixed building rubble containing stones, wood, ceramic items etc.
  • Ceramic waste only
  • Soil
  • Plaster and plasterboard
  • Concrete roofing sheets
  • Asbestos (should be double wrapped in polythene sheeting)

Each household can dispose of up to 3 sacks/1 black bag per week for free at any of the sites - not including asbestos.

Larger loads will have to be taken to the site located in Briton Ferry Industrial Estate and paid for as per the charging schedule below.

Waste Type  Rate from April 2019
Building rubble only £25.08 per tonne
Mixed building rubble
(containing stones, wood, ceramic items etc.)
£75.16 per tonne
Ceramic Waste only £43.03 per tonne
Soil £25.09 per tonne
Plaster and Plasterboard £145.33 per tonne
Asbestos including concrete roofing sheets (that do not contain asbestos)
(asbestos sheets should be double wrapped in polythene sheeting)
£18.40 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 100kgs
  • 100 to 250 kgs
  • 250 to 500 kgs
  • 500 to 1,000 kgs

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

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.