Accepted Waste

  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Non-recyclable General Household Waste (See Note 1)
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Plate glass
  • Garden waste
  • Paint and solvents
  • Waste oil (vegetable and mineral)
  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Scrap metal
  • Textiles (including clothing, shoes, duvets and pillows)
  • Electrical items including household appliances (See Note 2)
  • Mattresses (See Note 3)
  • Batteries (lead acid and dry cell)
  • Fluorescent tubes and light bulbs
  • Mobile phones
  • Printer cartridges
  • Furniture

Restricted Waste

  • Asbestos a limit of 2 sheets or equivalent per annum (specific requirements apply see note 4)
  • DIY waste – a limit of 5 rubble/builders sacks (max 20kg each) of soil, rubble or DIY waste per annum
  • Plasterboard 2 sheets per annum
  • Household fixtures and fittings restricted to one item (e.g. one sink, one kitchen cupboard, one window frame, one door, one storage heater etc.)
  • Waste from a house clearance (please contact us for advice)
  • Wood limited to woody garden waste, wooden furniture, small items of fixtures and fittings, one small garden shed (please contact us for advice)

Waste Not Accepted

  • Trade/Business waste including Builder’s waste (See Note 3)
  • Cars/ caravans & car/caravan parts and end of life vehicles
  • Gas cylinders and fire extinguishers
  • Tyres
  • Large quantities of household fixtures and fittings
  • Outbuildings (large sheds, greenhouses, bunkers)
  • Agricultural waste
  • Pet Waste
  • Food Waste (please contact us for advice)


  1. We reserve the right to check the contents of waste delivered in black bags/refuse sacks. Recyclable items must be sorted into the appropriate container on site.
  2. Ammonia fridges are subject to completion of Ammonia Disclaimer Form.
  3. Trade waste means any waste produced as a result of any commercial activity, e.g. furniture and mattresses (1 per household) from furnished rented properties, office waste, waste from home-based businesses, waste from self-catering accommodation, garden waste generated by paid for gardening services.
  4. For guidance on dealing with asbestos, please visit Ceredigion County Council A-Z of waste.