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

Tiscott Wood, Bude EX23 9LE

How to find us

  • From Bude town centre, take the A39 to Kilkhampton.
  • After passing through Stratton, turn left off the A39 to Tiscott Wood.

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 accept up to the equivalent of 8 bags of soil or rubble or 4 sheets of plasterboard or asbestos per week without charge. Any additional volume will be charged to cover specialist disposal costs.

  • Asbestos (first, please phone 01726 828230)
  • Batteries (car, household and removable vape batteries)
  • Books*
  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • 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 should 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*
  • Paper
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Rigid plastics (clean buckets, garden furniture, water butts, plastic bins, collapsible crates, pale brown or beige plant pots)
  • Soil and rubble
  • Small electrical items (including vapes)
  • TVs/monitors
  • Tyres
  • Wetsuits
  • Wood

We also have a cartons bank on site in partnership with ACE UK where you can bring the following items for recycling:

  • Food and drink cartons
  • Pringles tubes
  • Paper-based gravy granule containers with metal ends
  • Paper-based hot chocolate containers with metal ends
  • Paper-based coffee containers with metal ends
  • Other paper-based tubes with metal ends
  • NO lids
  • NO food
  • NO food trays, tubs and pots
  • NO paper, card, glass, tins, textiles etc.

*New waste stream trial

Bude HWRC site layout

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