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Falmouth and Penryn

Please ensure you have read our most recent COVID-19 guidance here before visiting any of our community recycling centres.

Where we are

Curvet Farm, Nr Mabe Burnthouse, Falmouth, Cornwall  TR10 9DH

How to find us

  • Head towards Penryn.
  • You’ll find the site located off the A394 between Treliever and Longdowns, near Mabe Burnthouse.

Opening times

Cornwall’s 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) are taking part in an 18 week-extended opening hours trial, starting on 07 April 2021 and until 04 August 2021. The Falmouth and Penryn site will extend opening hours until 6.00pm every Wednesday and remain open 9am – 4pm every other week day.

Monday – Sunday (except Wednesday), 9.00am to 4.00pm

Wednesday, 9.00am to 6.00pm (from 07 April 2021 to 04 August 2021)

What you can bring to this site

Where there is a fee to pay no cash payments will be accepted, card payments only.

  • Asbestos (first, please phone 01726 828230)
  • Batteries (car batteries and household batteries)
  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Cartons and coffee / drink cups
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Cookers
  • Cooking oil
  • Energy-saving lightbulbs
  • Engine oil
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Garden tools
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass
  • Green/garden waste – Please do not bring Japanese Knotweed. Ragwort must be double-bagged and placed in the general waste.
  • Household chemicals (under 5 litres)
  • Household waste including large bulky items
  • Items for re-use
  • Metal
  • Newspaper and magazines
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Plastic bottles
  • Soil and rubble (there is a fee to pay)
  • Small electrical items
  • TVs/monitors
  • Tyres (there is a fee to pay)
  • Wood

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