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United Mines

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

Where we are

United Downs, St Day, Redruth  TR16 5HU

How to find us

  • From St Day, take the Frogpool Road.
  • At United Downs, the site is located on the right.

Please note: You may find travelling to our new Truro household waste recycling centre, next to Waitrose, closer for your recycling.

Opening times

Monday – Sunday, 9.00am to 4.00pm

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 (in secure containers)
  • 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
  • Paints
  • 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

We are currently working in partnership with The Tool Shed who will recycle old and damaged garden tools. A drop off point can be found on this site.

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