Bodmin HWRC

From 01 September 2014, Cornwall Council will introduce charges for disposing of certain types of waste at its household waste recycling centres.

For further details, please visit the Cornwall Council website.


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PL30 5HB


From Bodmin clock tower take the A390 to St Austell. Just before you enter Lanivet ,turn right onto Old Coach road signposted Lamorick. Continue through Lamorick. The HWRC is at the top of the hill on your right.


For safety reasons, no public pedestrian access is allowed through the entrance or exit gates of this household waste recycling centre.

Opening times

This site is open from 9am to 4pm, seven days a week, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Avoid queueing: This site is usually quieter between 10am and 12pm.

This site accepts

  • Asbestos (please contact our helpdesk)
  • Cans
  • Car and household batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Cookers
  • Cooking oil
  • Energy saving lightbulbs
  • Engine oil
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass
  • Green/Garden waste
  • Household chemicals under five litres
  • Household waste
  • Items for resale
  • Mattresses
  • Metal
  • Newspaper and magazines
  • Plastic bottles
  • Paper
  • Rubble
  • Small electrical items
  • TVs/Monitors
  • Tyres
  • Wood

Do you need a permit for your vehicle?

To apply for a permit or check whether you require one, please visit the Council's website at

Contact details

If you require further information, please contact our helpdesk.



Recycling rate

In May 2016, this site achieved a recycling rate of 49%.

Tips on recycling at HWRCs

  • Separate your waste before you visit the HWRC.
  • If possible, visit the HWRC during weekdays when it is less busy.
  • Please be patient while the HWRC is closed for exchanging skips - it's for your own safety.
  • Only bring household waste to the HWRC, trade waste is not accepted.

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