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New household waste recycling centre for Llandrindod Wells.

New household waste recycling centre for Llandrindod Wells.

A new facility, operated under contract by Potters Waste Management for Powys County Council, allowing residents to recycle household items in Llandrindod Wells is now open.

The new household waste recycling centre (HWRC) opened on Waterloo Road on Wednesday, October 4 2017.

 

The council has upgraded what was the popular community recycling site over

the summer of 2017 to a HWRC. The new centre is centrally located to serve

mid Powys and will assist the council in meeting its future recycling targets set by the

Welsh Government.

 

The new centre will be open five days a week and will allow residents to recycle a

wide range of household items. The opening hours of the HWRC will be:

 

Wednesday – 9am-5pm

Thursday – 9am-5pm

Friday – 9am-5pm

Saturday – 10am-4pm

Sunday – 10am-4pm

 

Cllr Phyl Davies, Cabinet Member for Waste and Recycling, said: “Having a purpose built recycling site in mid Powys is essential for the long term provision of the household waste and recycling centre service and to ensure that the challenging statutory targets for recycling are met.

 “Not only will the centre be a secure and managed site, householders will be able to deposit a wide range of materials for recycling when it opens this week.”

 Debbie Potter, Director of Potters Waste Management, said “We are delighted to now be able to operate the new facility for Powys County Council in Llandrindod Wells alongside the existing facilities at Brecon, Lower Cwmtwrch, Newtown and Welshpool”

Householders who will want to use commercial vehicles to take their domestic waste and recycling to the centre will need to apply for commercial vehicle and trailer (CVT) permits from the council and can do so by visiting www.powys.gov.uk/recycle.

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