What are household recycling centres?
Household recycling centres are large recycling sites where Wiltshire residents can take their waste, recycling and bulky household waste items. There are 11 large sites around Wiltshire for residents to use.
Where is my nearest household recycling centre?
There are currently 11 household recycling centres (HRCs) located across Wiltshire, recycling a wide range of materials.
|Food and drink cans, aerosols and foil||
Any waste generated from businesses
|Mixed textiles and clothes||Japanese knotweed (and other invasive weeds)|
|Plastic Bottles||Flares/fireworks (or other explosive items)|
|All plastics including packaging and rigid plastics, excluding films, wrappers and plastic bags.||Armaments/weapons|
|Carton, tetrapaks||Commercial tyres|
|Fridges and freezers|
|Large and small appliances|
|Mobile phones, computers, tvs and monitors|
|Fluorescent tubes, low energy light bulbs|
|Video tapes and audio cassettes|
|Printer cartridges and batteries|
|Car batteries, tyres and used engine oil|
|Car parts (these need to be drained of any fluids)|
|Soil, hardcore and rubble|
|Wood, timber and scrap metal|
|Household and garden chemicals, gas bottles and Paint|
|Excess household waste|
|Used domestic cooking oil|
|Paper and cardboard|
What are the opening times for the household recycling centres?
Household recycling centres are open 7 days a week.
|Summer 1 April – 31 October||Winter 1 November – 31 March|
|Amesbury||9am – 5pm||9am – 4pm|
|Devizes||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Everleigh||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Honeyball (Calne)||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Marlborough||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Melksham||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Purton||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Stanton St Quintin||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Trowbridge||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Warminster||9am - 5pm||9am - 4pm|
|Salisbury||9am - 8pm||9am - 6pm|
Where can I take asbestos?
Cement bonded asbestos can only be taken to three household recycling centres:
You can find more essential guidance on how to safely dispose of your asbestos at Wiltshire household recycling centres and details on how to make an appointment on the asbestos and plasterboard page.
In addition to these 11 household recycling centre locations Wiltshire Council operates over 200 mini recycling sites. These mini sites are conveniently located in supermarkets, school and village hall car parks. Materials that can be dropped off vary by location.
Last updated: 4 September 2013