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Recycle Week 2016


Who are The Unusual Suspects?

As part of Recycle Week’s campaign taking place between 12 – 18 September, a major hunt is underway for the ‘The Unusual Suspects’, many of which could be lurking in your home.

Temporary Closure Of Dowlais Household Waste And Recycling Centre


Due to necessary maintenance works Dowlais HWRC will be closed on Thursday 7th July 2016. The site will reopen the following day. The HWRC in…

Welcome to Recycle for Merthyr, the portal for your Recycling services in Merthyr Tydfil

Find out your collection day

Find out your collection day

The week commencing Monday the 8th of June 2015 will be week one, the week commencing Monday June 15th will be week two and it will alternate from there.


What to put it in?

When is it collected?

Blue reusable recycling sack (new)

Cans & plastics

Every week

Black/green Recycling box*


Every week

Black/green Recycling box*

Glass bottles & jars, Cardboard

Every week

Blue food waste containers

Food waste

Every week

Green reusuable sack

Garden waste

Every two weeks

* All new recycling boxes are black, but some residents may still be using their green recycling box, this will still be collected.

Need a new food waste container?

Request new recycling boxes, food bin, reusable sack, refuse bin here:

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