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Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

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Find your collection day, what you can recycle and how to request recycling equipment.  Recycling collections are for domestic households only.

Recycling is collected fortnightly and collections begin at 7am.  Please make sure your recycling is out by this time.  Put it at the boundary of your property, as close to the public highway as possible.

Recycling collection days

Enter your postcode below and then select your address to find your recycling collection days

Recycling A-Z

Find out what you can recycle and which container it goes in using our A-Z search of recycling.

Recycling A-Z
Black Plastic

What items cannot be collected

There are some items that we cannot recycle such as black plastic, plastic straws, plastic bags, crisp packets etc. Find out what items we cannot recycle.

Reuse Items

Reduce, reuse and recycle

There are simple things we can all do to help cut down on waste such as not buying more food than we need or reusing household items. Try some of our tips.

Community Initiative

Community initiatives

Cornwall has 3 Waste and Recycling Community Support Officers. They are available to work with groups to help inform, educate and support them.

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