Recycling centres

You MUST BOOK A SLOT at the recycling centre before visiting. If you haven’t booked a slot, you will be turned away.

  

Book recycling centre slot online

Read terms and conditions

 

To ensure the safety of everyone, please take note of the following:

  • The recycling centres are for the use of Gwynedd residents only.
  • DO NOT go to the centres if you, or anyone in your household, has symptoms of Covid-19, or is ‘shielding’ because of an underlying health condition.
  • VANS will need a recycling centre VAN PERMIT before they can book a slot. Further information and apply for a permit
  • CARS and TRAILERS, maximum 2.4m x 1.2m (8’ x 4’), can access the Centres. NO larger trailers. 
  • Household waste only. No commercial or business waste.
  • Although you have booked a slot, it is possible that there will be queues at times. We ask you to be patient and to respect the staff who will be doing their best to get everyone through the centre as safely and as quickly as possible. 
  • If you have a number of items to dispose of, please ensure that you leave enough time for unloading. You must unload your vehicle before the end of your time slot or staff at the recycling centre may ask you to leave. 

  • View full terms and conditions.

 

Cancel a slot

If you need to cancel your slot please let us know as soon as possible so we can offer the slot to someone else: Please e-mail: fynghyfrif@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

Or click on the ‘Live chat’ link (when service is available), or call 01766 771000 to cancel.

 

Location and opening times

Cibyn Industrial Estate, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 2BD (map - Caergylchu)

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)

Monday to Saturday  9am - 4pm

Y Bala Industrial Estate, Y Bala LL23 7NL (map - Y Bala)

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)
Monday, Friday and Saturday only 9am-4pm

Llandygai Industrial Estate, Bangor LL57 4YH (map - Bangor)

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)
Monday to Saturday  9am - 4pm

Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd LL41 3LU (map- Blaenau Ffestiniog)

Opening hours 
(You must book a slot before hand)
Monday, Friday and Saturday only 9am-4pm

Ffordd y Bala, Dolgellau, LL40 2YF (map - Dolgellau)

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)
Monday to Saturday  9am - 4pm

Ffridd Rasus, Harlech LL46 2UW (map - Harlech

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)
Monday to Saturday  9am - 4pm

Glan y Don Industrial Estate, Pwllheli, LL53 6YT (map -Pwllheli)

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)
Monday to Saturday  9am - 4pm

Rhwngddwyryd, Garndolbenmaen LL51 9PJ (map - Garndolbenmaen

Opening hours (You must book a slot before hand)
Monday to Saturday  9am - 4pm

 

Not sure which is the nearest recycling centre for you? To find out, go to Where I live.



Further information

The sites accept a wide range of household waste for recycling, such as:

  • Scrap metal
  • Wood and timber
  • Mattresses
  • Garden waste
  • Rubble
  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Plastic – bottles, pots, tubs and trays such as yogurt and butter pots
  • Hard Plastics – such as old toys or garden furniture
  • Food & drink cans
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Beverage containers
  • Textiles
  • Gas bottles
  • Household and garden chemicals
  • Paint
  • Vegetable oil
  • Used engine oil
  • Tyres
  • Batteries
  • Car batteries
  • Carpets
  • Food waste
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Televisions
  • All sort of electrical equipment
  • Fridges
  • Freezers

We can only accept domestic waste to be recycled at the sites. We cannot accept commercial waste.

  1. Gwynedd Council has 3 Recycling Centres that will accept Cement Bonded Asbestos -  Caernarfon, Dolgellau and Garndolbenmaen
  2. Members of the public are encouraged to contact Galw Gwynedd on 01766 771000 to make prior arrangements before arriving on site with cement bonded asbestos.
  3. Only Cement Bonded Asbestos will be accepted at these Recycling Centres, of which, should be of reasonable quantity to that which may be found in domestic circumstances or very light DIY work.
  4. Cement Bonded Asbestos is not accepted at the Recycling Centres where the asbestos is produced by a contractor who is engaged by the householder to undertake any construction, modification, repair and maintenance or demolition of his /her premises.
  5. Examples such as entire garage or garden shed roofs would not be seen as reasonable and due to the inherent risks of asbestos the work should be undertaken and disposed of by a competent contractor. Any enquiries suggesting that such quantities are present should be directed to Natural Resources Wales website  or helpline at 0300 065 3000.
  6. Examples of Cement Bonded Asbestos products are gutters, flue pipes, rain water pipes, soil pipes, roofing sheets, walling sheets etc. Cement bonded asbestos materials should not be cut. It is advised that the house holder dampen the sheeting with water prior to wrapping in order to minimise any fibre release.
  7. Cement bonded asbestos accepted at the Recycling Centres must be double wrapped in plastic, the plastic sealed by means of suitable tape.
  8. Upon arrival at the Recycling Centres the house holder or any other person acting on their behalf must notify the site staff that they have cement bonded asbestos to dispose. Site staff will then check that the cement bonded asbestos is suitably packaged (double wrapped, sealed and in clean condition). If the site staff are happy with packaging and condition they will then provide detailed instructions for site disposal. If the site staff are not happy with the condition of the packaging it will not be permitted onto site. If this should occur, ill not be permitted onto site. members of the public will be advised to package the waste correctly before returning to the site.
  9. Site staff will not handle or assist with the loading or unloading of the ACM, this will be the duty of the person bringing it onto site.

 

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