- Address: Maindy Leisure Centre, Crown Way, CF14 3AJ.
- GPS: 51.4967029,-3.1911585
- Phone: 029 2052 9230
- Monday 6AM–9:30PM
- Tuesday 6AM–9:30PM
- Wednesday 6AM–9:30PM
- Thursday 6AM–9:30PM
- Friday 6:30AM–7:30PM
- Saturday 7:30AM–5:30PM
- Sunday 7:30AM–5:30PM
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Cathays Recycling Site specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Maindy Leisure Centre, Crown Way, CF14 3AJ.
It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:
Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.
The Recycling Centre is for use with residents from the local area to dispose of their recyclable items, and is controlled by Cardiff Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.
Cathays Recycling Site is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:
- Monday: 6AM–9:30PM
- Tuesday: 6AM–9:30PM
- Wednesday: 6AM–9:30PM
- Thursday: 6AM–9:30PM
- Friday: 6:30AM–7:30PM
- Saturday: 7:30AM–5:30PM
- Sunday: 7:30AM–5:30PM
Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.
Cathays Recycling Site can be contacted on 029 2052 9230 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Cathays Recycling Site
The recycling rate in the UK has increased in recent years, but so has the generation of waste.
The percentage that is recycled in the UK so far is approximately 45% of the waste generated.
The latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) indicates that the waste generated in British homes amounts to approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year, of which only 12 million are recycled. The other 14 million tons end up in landfills.
Recycling centers vary in the waste materials they receive. Most centers are for household waste only and do not accept commercial waste or material waste from business activities.
The residues that the tips usually accept are:
- Yard waste
- Wood and chipboard
- Electrical items
- Textiles and clothing
- Bottles and glass jars
On our website you can find your nearest recycling center and see what kind of rubbish you can take. You will also be able to find some categories of items.
Another option is to contact your nearest recycling center by phone or email.
If you have recently cleaned out your closet and you have clothes that you no longer use and you are thinking of throwing them away, you can check on our website which is the nearest recycling center where you can leave clothes, textiles and shoes that you no longer use.
You can find this information by choosing the category Cloth & Fabrics. There you will see the list of recycling centers with contact information: addresses, phones, e-mails.
You just have to and put your postal code or address.
There are household waste recycling centers in all the municipalities of the United Kingdom, and surely there is one near your home, and now finding it is very easy! We have developed a special search form on our page so you can find the recycling center closest to you in minutes!
You just have to access the following link and enter your postal code or address.
To go to this page, you must click on the “Recycling center Search” button.
To visit a household waste recycling center you need to book an appointment in advance. To book an appointment at your nearest recycling center, you can visit their website and book your appointment online.
If the website of your tip does not have this function enabled, you can contact your nearest tip by phone to schedule your visit to the recycling center. In any of the cases, after your booking, you should receive a confirmation email.