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

Tregurra Park, Newquay Road, Truro  TR1 1RH

How to find us

  • We are near the junction of the A39 and A390 at Union Hill, next to the park and ride car park.
  • From the A30, head towards Truro (A39) at the Carland Cross roundabour and turn left (signposted) just after the Truro livestock market.
  • From the A390, head towards Truro and turn right (signposted).

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Truro HWRC site layout

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