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Recycling banks

A recycling bank is one or more large bins or containers where you can take items to be recycled. They are located across the city in areas the public can access such as car parks of large supermarkets, community centres or pubs, and are emptied once a week. Typical recycling banks are pictured below, they will be clearly labelled to show where you can recycle your items. They vary in size and type across the city.

 A glass bottle recycling bank

They can be used to recycle:


  • glass bottles and jars
  • plastic bottles
  • cans and tins
  • paper
  • textiles


Recycling bank locationCardiff wardWhat you can take there
Maindy Leisure Centre,
Crown Way,
CF14 3AJ
CathaysCardboard, paper and magazines, glass and plastic, food and drink cans
Cardiff Bay Retail Park,
Ferry Road,
CF11 0JR
Grangetown​Clothes and shoes
Leckwith Road,
CF11 8EG
GrangetownClothes and shoes
International Way,
CF11 0JP
GrangetownMixed recycling, glass Only
Car park behind High Street,
LlandaffMixed Recycling, e.g. plastic, paper, cans, tins (no cardboard)
The Railway Pub,
Station Road,
CF14 2FH
Llandaff NorthClothes and shoes
Excalibur Drive,
CF14 9BB
LlanishenClothes and shoes. CDs, DVDs, books
Ty Glas car park,
CF14 5EB
LlanishenClothes and shoes
​ASDA Coryton Services,
Longwood Drive,
CF14 7EW
WhitchurchMixed glass, clothes and shoes​​