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Hereford Household Recycling Centre is located in Rotherwas, off the relief road roundabout. The site is operated by Severn Waste Services Ltd on behalf of Herefordshire Council.

Covid-19 information

Hereford household recycling centre is open

  • Open hours 8am to 6pm  - 7 days per week
  • No vehicles are permitted on site after 6pm

Please do not visit unless it is essential for you to do so and read the full guidelines before you visit to see how the site will operate.

  • Bicycles are permitted at this site
  • No pedestrian access to this site
Address
Chapel Road Industrial Estate
Rotherwas
Hereford
HR2 6LD
Telephone
01432 343420
What can you recycle?

Asbestos will only be accepted on site if it is double bagged or wrapped in plastic sheeting and sealed. Upon arrival at a household recycling centre you should identify to a site assistant that you wish to dispose of asbestos. It is also advisable to contact the site in advance to ensure there is available capacity. Any material deposited must be able to fit into the container openings which measure 84cm by 158cm.

  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Plastic bottles
  • Textile banks
  • Green waste
  • Household batteries
  • Electrical appliances
  • Fluorescent tubes and energy saving lightbulbs
  • Automotive batteries 
  • Used engine oil
  • Scrap metal
  • Food and drink cans
  • Foil
  • Soil and rubble
  • Wood and timber
  • Plasterboard
  • Mobile phones
  • Printer cartridges 
  • Chemicals (including non-water based paints) 
  • Cement bonded asbestos
  • Gas bottles
  • Waste to landfill (including water based paints)
Find out where to recycle a particular item
https://www.recycle-more.co.uk/
Green waste and compost

Please be advised that green waste bigger than 2 metres in length, and 100mm in diameter cannot be accepted on compactor sites as indicated above.

You can buy Green Grow soil conditioner made from your composted green waste at a cost of £2 per bag.

Household recycling centre rules
  • Only your own household waste can lawfully be deposited at household recycling centres in Herefordshire
  • No commercial or business waste is accepted
  • No clinical waste is accepted
  • Soil, hard-core and plasterboard are not classified as household waste, but you may bring it if the waste is a result of doing work to your own home
  • A commercial vehicle and trailer (CVT) permit scheme is in operation to restrict use of commercial vehicles and trailers over 1.3m in length. You must apply for a permit in advance if you wish to use a commercial vehicle or trailer to bring your household waste to a site
  • Children (under the age of 16) must remain in cars at all times while on the site
  • Staff on site will be happy to help you, please ask if you require assistance
Further information

No business waste is permitted at any of the household recycling centres

Severn Waste Services Ltd operate all household recycling centres. Worcestershire County Council, Herefordshire's partner, manage the service. If you have any queries email hrc@worcestershire.gov.uk or call 01905 843418.