Recycling banks

There are many recycling bank locations across Newport. 

  • they are for small amounts of recycling only
  • if the containers are full please notify us and take your items home
  • do not leave items on the ground. If bags are left, they will be investigated. You might be issued with a fixed penalty notice for fly-tipping

Recycling bank locations:

Christchurch view car park

  • cans
  • glass

Chepstow Road, A48 lay-by (Parc Seymour)

  • cans
  • glass

Civic Centre (main entrance)

  • glass

Hill St (service road)

  • cans
  • glass

Maindee car park

  • cans and plastic bottles
  • glass
  • paper

Sainsburys, A4042 Crindau

  • clothing and shoes
  • household batteries (in-store)
  • soft plastics


Items collected can be recycled in your weekly home collection.

You can also:

  • ask for extra boxes and bags
  • book a visit to the household waste recycling centre (HWRC)
  • request collection of bigger household items (for a small fee)


If you need to get rid of household batteries, you may take them to these libraries:

  • Bettws 
  • Caerleon
  • Central
  • Malpas
  • Pillgwenlly
  • Ringland 
  • Rogerstone 

Or Wastesavers reuse centre (138-142 Chepstow Road)

Carrier bag and polythene recycling

Most plastic polythene packaging can be recycled at carrier bag collection points at bigger supermarkets. The on-pack recycling label (OPRL) tells you which plastics can be taken.

Please check with your local supermarket.

Read more by visiting the OPRL website.