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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.


They can be used to recycle:


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


Recycling bank location Cardiff ward What you can take there
Maindy Leisure Centre,
Crown Way,
CF14 3AJ
Cathays Cardboard, 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
Grangetown Clothes and shoes
International Way,
CF11 0JP
Grangetown Mixed recycling, glass Only
Car park behind High Street,
Llandaff Mixed Recycling, e.g. plastic, paper, cans, tins (no cardboard)
The Railway Pub,
Station Road,
CF14 2FH
Llandaff North Clothes and shoes
Excalibur Drive,
CF14 9BB
Llanishen Clothes and shoes. CDs, DVDs, books
Ty Glas car park,
CF14 5EB
Llanishen Clothes and shoes
Deering Road,
Cardiff Gate Retail Park,
CF23 8NL
Pontprennau Mixed glass, clothes and shoes
ASDA Coryton Services,
Longwood Drive,
CF14 7EW
Whitchurch Mixed glass, clothes and shoes​​