Recycling centres

To use our recycling centres you need to provide proof of your Plymouth address, such as a council tax bill, driving license, gas or electricity bill.


Chelson Meadow

Chelson Meadow Recycling Centre is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm, seven days a week except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Address: The Ride, Plymstock, Plymouth, PL9 7JA 

View the location of Chelson Meadow on Google maps.

Items accepted

  • General household waste
  • Bulky waste
  • Garden waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Fridges or freezers
  • TVs or other small electrical items
  • Recycling ‘bring bank’ items, such as clothing, cans and glass bottles
  • Antifreeze or chemicals
  • Car or household batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes or low energy lamps
  • Gas bottles
  • Cooking or engine oil
  • Hazardous or commercial waste
  • Asbestos

Vans and trailers

Vans and trailers may use Chelson Meadow. (Exemptions and restrictions apply).

All vans and trailers require a permit - visit our permit page for further details. 


Weston Mill

Weston Mill Recycling Centre is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm every Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The centre is closed from Tuesday to Thursday.

Address: North Prospect Road, Plymouth, PL5 2AR 

View the location of Weston Mill on Google Maps.

Items accepted

  • Garden waste
  • Household waste
  • Wood Waste
  • Scrap metal 
  • Large Household appliances (Washing machines, Cookers, Tumble Dryers

Items not accepted

The following items are not accepted at Weston Mill so must be taken to Chelson Meadow Recycling Centre:

  • Fridges or freezers
  • TVs or other small electrical items
  • Recycling ‘bring bank’ items, such as clothing, cans and glass bottles
  • Antifreeze, asbestos or chemicals
  • Car or household batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes or low energy lamps
  • Gas bottles
  • Cooking or engine oil
  • Hazardous or commercial waste
  • Hardcore, rubble, soil and ceramics
  • Plasterboard
  • Bonded Asbestos 

Vans and trailers

Vans and trailers are not allowed to use Weston Mill.