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

Pennygillam Industrial Estate, Launceston  PL15 7PH

How to find us

  • Turn into Pennygillam Industrial Estate from the roundabout just below the A30.
  • Take the third road on the left (Bangors Road), follow it around to the right and the site is straight in front of you.

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.

Advance notice: from 22 January 2024, this site will be running a reduced service due to adjacent construction works. Paper, cans and plastic will not be accepted during this time, please use the kerbside recycling service.

  • Batteries (car, household and removable vape batteries)
  • Books**
  • Cardboard
  • Cartons*
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Cookers
  • Cooking oil**
  • Energy-saving lightbulbs
  • Engine oil
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Garden tools
  • 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**
  • Rigid plastics
  • Small electrical items (including vapes)
  • TVs/monitors
  • Wetsuits
  • 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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