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Household Recycling Centres are closed until further notice.

Ross-on-Wye Household Recycling Centre is located on Station Approach close to Morrisons supermarket. The site is operated by Severn Waste Services Ltd on behalf of Herefordshire Council and Worcestershire County Council.

Station Approach
01989 762460
Opening times
  • Monday: 8am to 6pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 8am to 6pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 8am to 6pm
  • Sunday: 10am to 5pm
  • Bank holidays: 10am to 5pm (when open)

All sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Residents of Herefordshire may take their own household waste to the facility, but no other waste, for example business waste, can lawfully be deposited.

Residents outside of Herefordshire are not permitted to use this facility, please use your nearest facility operated by your local authority area, for example Coleford for residents of Gloucestershire.

Many different materials are accepted at the site most of which are for recycling. Before you visit try to sort your waste out in to different materials to help you recycle more and speed up your visit.

What can you recycle?
  • 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
  • Gas bottles
  • Waste to landfill (including water based paints)
Find out where to recycle a particular item
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 and hard-core 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 822383.