Waste and Recycling
For current locations of recycling centres and where to take certain items check recyclenow.com
Local Authority Waste pages:
Aberystwth Household Waste site:
Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, SY23 3JQ
Dolgellau Recycling Centre-
Ffordd y Bala, LL40 2YF
Newtown Household Waste site:
Wern Ddu Lane, SY16 3DN
Furniture, clothes, books, electrical and household goods:
Craft Aberystwyth - A worthy cause with an array of donated items to search through. Call them on 01970 626532
PHOENIX Community Furniture Scheme Newtown - Similar to Craft and worth a visit. Call them on 01686 623 336
Tools for Self Reliance - Collects all sorts of hand tools to help communities around the world.
Environment and Energy
Energy Saving Trust: A leading organisation helping people save and find out about generating energy options.
Natural Resources Wales: The largest Welsh Government Sponsored Body ensuring the environment and natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, sustainably enhanced and sustainably used
Community Energy Wales - providing assistance and support to energy projects in Wales
Energy Local - a new way to enable local communities to work together to pool their locally owned generation and manage local demand to reduce bills and carbon emissions.
Carbon Trust - Offers advice to businesses, governments and the public sector on their opportunities in a sustainable low carbon world
Renewable energy suppliers
Opportunities and Useful Information
There are multiple community organisations that focus on our environment. Find useful information, volunteer your time and energy, learn and share skills and knowledge, make new friends and help the planet.
Friends of the Earth - There are local groups in the Aberystwyth area and Montgomeryshire (click place names for more details)
Keep Wales Tidy - https://www.keepwalestidy.cymru/
Greener Tywyn - https://greenertywyn.co.uk/
Sustainable Wales - https://www.sustainablewales.org.uk/
Centre for Alternative Technology - https://www.cat.org.uk/
A case study of the UK's most prominent sustainable living community - the Lammas Eco-Village in Pembrokeshire Wales - https://propertyworkshop.com/eco-home/eco-village/
For information on how environmentally friendly shops and brands are and where to shop, visit: http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/