Tyre and Waste Amnesty at Kidwelly Co-op. John Jarman from Kidwelly getting rid of his umwanted items,there to help him were Executive board member for Tech services Cllr Colin Evans(left),Brian Mogford C.C.C Tidy Towns and C.C.C officers Colwyn Stamp with Gruff Rees.Pic Jeff Connell 17/09/14

Householders in Llandovery and the surrounding areas are being urged to have a clear out.

A waste and tyre amnesty is being held at the Llandovery mart site on Thursday, May 18.

Most household waste can be taken along including, unwanted furniture, carpets and mattresses, electrical items such as fridge-freezers and televisions, as well as black and blue bags. Garden waste will also be accepted at the Llandovery amnesties only.

A maximum of four tyres can also be disposed of; however, tractor or lorry tyres will not be accepted.

Hazardous waste such as paint, fluorescent tubes, batteries, chemicals, gas bottles and asbestos will not be accepted along with glass, trade waste, construction waste and agricultural waste.

Compost bins will also be on sale for £12.

Residents are advised to please to separate their waste and to bring proof of address.

Eight waste and tyres amnesties are being held throughout the year in Llandovery, Llanybydder, Newcastle Emlyn and Pencader.

These areas have been chosen to help people who do not live near a household waste recycling centre to dispose of their waste.

Further amnesties are also taking place at / on:

·         Llanybydder car park – Thursday, June 15

·         Newcastle Emlyn mart car park – Thursday, July 27

·         Ysgol Cae’r Felin, Pencader – Thursday, August 17 

·         Ysgol Cae’r Felin, Pencader – Thursday, November 2

·         Llanybydder car park – Thursday, January 18 (2018)

·         Newcastle Emlyn mart car park – Thursday, February 22 (2018)

All amnesties are held between 8am and 1pm.

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