Garden waste

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Can I recycle it?

By signing up to the garden waste subscription service, you can arrange for your garden waste to be collected from the kerbside before being recycled. There is a charge for this service.

You can also recycle garden waste at any Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Find out more about the Garden Waste Subscription service

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Useful information

Composting is a great way to handle your garden waste at home. However, the very best thing is to try to reduce the amount of waste you have to deal with in the first place.

Tips on reducing your garden waste.

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC)

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic our Household Waste and Recycling Centres are operating a number plate system. Only a small number of cars will be allowed in at once. Please visit the Covid-19 Household Waste and Recycling Centre page for more information.

View our Household Waste Recycling Centres to find

  • location maps
  • opening times
  • materials accepted

You can also find your nearest centre by entering your postcode on our my area page.

For safety reasons, no public pedestrian access is allowed through the entrance or exit gates at any of our household waste recycling centres.

Only waste from households in Cornwall can be taken to these sites. Commercial waste is not accepted at any recycling centre.

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