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Please recycle as much rubbish as you can.

We have a number of recycling banks in the city where you can take items such as books and cds, cans, clothes and shoes, glass bottles, paper and plastic. Find your nearest recycling bank.

Recycling from home has become so popular that some recycling banks are no longer needed. We will start to remove the following banks from Saturday 31 October 2015.

  • Beacon Park Social Club, Beacon Park Road
  • City Centre - Colin Campbell car park
  • City Centre - Harwell Street/Patna Place
  • City Centre - Sainsburys, Armada Way
  • City College Plymouth, Kings Road
  • Coxside - Gas House Lane
  • Coxside - Queen Annes Battery
  • Crownhill - British Legion
  • Crownhill - Shoppers car park
  • HMS Drake (Senior Rates Mess)
  • HMS Drake (Wardroom)
  • Home Park - Plymouth Argyle car park
  • Lipson Vale Road
  • Mainstone Social Club - Pattinson Drive
  • Mutley Plain - Ford Park Lane
  • Plymstock - Staddon Heights Golf Club
  • Tamerton Foliot - Kings Arms Pub
  • West Park - Hirmandale Road
  • Tamar View Community Centre
  • The George park and ride

We operate a fortnightly collection of recyclable material, although there are a few items we can't collect at the moment. Find out what, and when, we collect on our recycle from home page (includes missed and replacement bins).

If you're at school why not take part in our recycle at school scheme?

Parties, books and bed… while you are planning your social life and lectures, don't forget to recycle. Find our more on our recycling for students page.