Anvil Corner Recycling Centre

Anvil Corner Recycling Centre

Anvil Corner tip is owned and operated by Devon county council, Anvil Corner Recycling Centre allows you to dispose of the following items here:


  • Aluminium and steel cans.
  • Batteries – Household and car batteries (excluding electric vehicle batteries).
  • Cardboard/Greeting Cards (must be non-glittery).
  • Carpets.
  • Clean mixed plastic packaging, for example, food trays and yogurt pots (must be washed).
  • Directories/Yellow Pages.
  • DIY engine oil.
  • Drinks cartons/Tetra-paks.
  • Flat glass.
  • Fluorescent tubes: up to 5 in any 6 month period.
  • Foil/Aluminium packaging (clean aluminium foil/packaging only).
  • Fridges/freezers.
  • Furniture.
  • Garden/green waste (branches up to 250mm or 10 inches in diameter are accepted).
  • Glass bottles and jars.
  • Large domestic appliances, for example, cookers, microwaves, washing machines.
  • Light bulbs (recycled with fluorescent tubes).
  • Mattresses.
  • Metal (including empty aerosol cans).
  • Papers, newspapers and magazines.
  • Paint (please double wrap each tin in plastic bags and hand to the site operator).
  • Petrol powered lawn mowers and strimmers (must be emptied of fuel).
  • Plastic bottles.
  • Printer cartridges.
  • Small domestic appliances, for example, toasters, lawn mowers, hairdryers, computers and laptops.
  • Textiles.
  • Timber.
  • TVs/computer monitors.
  • Vegetable oil.


Items that are not accepted:


  • Business and commercial waste.
  • Commercial fridges/freezers/air conditioning units are not accepted as well as units from caravans/motorhomes/boats.
  • Dead pets, pet faeces and soiled litter/bedding material.
  • Electric vehicle batteries.
  • Excess dustbin/black bag waste
  • Flares, explosives and ammunition
  • Fly-tipped waste
  • Ground/Air source heat pumps.
  • Night storage heaters
  • Oil tanks/Heating oil tanks
  • Railway sleepers/Utility poles.
  • Sanitary wastes (nappies, sanitary towels).
  • Sewage/contents of drains.
  • Sharps/clinical items:
  • Vehicles, vehicle parts, boats, caravans, trailers.


  • Holsworthy, EX22 6NR
  • 0345 155 1010
  • No Email

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    Summer Apr - Sept 9am - 5pm. Winter Oct - March 9am - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday:
  • Wednesday:
  • Thurstday:
  • Friday:
    Summer Apr - Sept 9am - 5pm. Winter Oct - March 9am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday:
    Summer Apr - Sept 10am - 6pm. Winter Oct - March 10am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday:
    Summer Apr - Sept 10am - 6pm. Winter Oct - March 10am - 4.30pm


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