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Helston

Please be aware there is no pedestrian access. Our HWRC sites can only be accessed via vehicles in order to keep all visitors safe.

Where we are

Gays Hill, Helston  TR13 0QA

How to find us

From the A394
  • Head south on Clodgey Lane/A394 towards Clogged Way.
  • Take the first left towards Gays Hill.
  • At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Gays Hill. The site is at the bottom of the hill.
From the A3083
  • Head northeast on the A3083.
  • At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Clodgey Lane/A394.
  • Turn right towards Gays Hill.
  • At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Gays Hill. The site is at the bottom of the hill.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday, 9.00am to 4.00pm

This site is open every day except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

What you can bring to this site

Where there is a fee to pay no cash payments will be accepted, card payments only.

Please note: From the 02 January 2024, this site will no longer accept asbestos, plasterboard, soil, tyres, rubble, and sanitary ware.

  • Batteries (car, household and removable vape batteries)
  • Books**
  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Cartons*
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Cookers
  • Cooking oil**
  • Energy-saving lightbulbs
  • Engine oil
  • Flat glass and UPVC**
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass
  • Green/garden waste – Please do not bring Japanese Knotweed. Ragwort must be double-bagged and placed in the general waste.
  • Hot ash
  • Household chemicals (under 5 litres)
  • Household waste including large bulky items
  • Items for re-use
  • Metal
  • Newspaper and magazines
  • Paints**
  • Plastic bottles
  • Rigid plastics** (clean buckets, garden furniture, water butts, plastic bins, collapsible crates, pale brown or beige plant pots)
  • Small electrical items (including vapes)
  • TVs/monitors
  • Wood

*Cartons and paper containers with metal ends

  • Juice cartons including caps and straws
  • Pringle tubes but no lids
  • Milk cartons including caps and straws
  • Dough paper containers with metal ends
  • Soup, tomatoes and other food cartons
  • Other paper containers with metal ends (no lids)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**New waste stream trial

 

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