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Recycling and rubbish

Craven Arms Household Recycling Centre Long Lane, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 8DU

Recycling centres are open every day of the year, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Opens Closes
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Photo of Craven Arms Household Recycling Centre

If you are visiting this site in a van or with a trailer you may need to apply for an entry permit

Apply for a permit

What types of recycling are accepted here?

  • Cardboard Cardboard
  • Cartons Cartons
  • Metal Packaging Metal Packaging
  • Mixed Glass Mixed Glass
  • Mixed paper Mixed paper
  • Plastic packaging Plastic packaging
  • Small appliances Small appliances
  • Textiles and clothing Textiles and clothing
  • Batteries Batteries

What can I bring here?

  • Cardboard
  • Asbestos (non-recyclable)
  • Books
  • Bric-a-brac
  • Cans, tins, aerosols and tin foil
  • Car batteries
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Chemicals (non-recyclable)
  • Electrical appliances
  • Engine oil
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Furniture
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Household batteries
  • Low energy light bulbs
  • Mobile phones
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic pots, tubs and trays
  • Scrap metal
  • Shoes
  • Soil
  • Tetra Pak type drinks cartons
  • Textiles
  • Toys
  • TVs and computer monitors
  • Used cooking oil
  • Wood

It is an offence under Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to bring waste from a business into this site.