Waste Management

Western Civic Amenity Site

Western Civic Amenity Site, Curragh Road, St Johns (turn left at the Ballacraine crossroads when driving towards Peel and right where the old railway line/Heritage Trail crosses the road).

Western Civic Amenity Site

Curragh Road

St John's

Isle of Man

Telephone: 801158 or 406333

Email: wcas@manx.net

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 8am to 4pm
Sunday: 9am to 4pm 

Public holiday closures: New Year's Day, Senior Race Day, Tynwald Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

The western civic amenity site is sometimes closed during adverse weather conditions (for example, high winds) or staff training. If you are in any doubt about the site being open, please contact the site.  

  • No asbestos or wood containing elm accepted at the site
    • Other materials accepted;
      Fluorescent light tubes (small charge may apply), lead acid batteries (i.e. car batteries), dry cell batteries (rechargeable or single use batteries), scrap metal, garden waste, glass, cans, aluminium, paper and clothing, dirty engine oil, cooking oil, cardboard, paint, soil, small electrical items. 

    Refuse Collection

    Tuesdays: Glen Darragh Road and roads off. South of the Peel Road including Braaid, Ellerslie and Eairy. West Baldwin. Top Road, Crosby from Glen Vine Road to Mount Rule.

    Thursdays: Peel Road (both sides), Ballagarey Estate, Glen Vine Road and roads off. Crosby including Eyreton Lea and Reart ny Chrink, Trollaby Lane.

    Parish Recycling Facilities

    Old Church Road, Crosby (at the bottom of School Hill)

    Steel Cans (rinsed) are now accepted for recycling with the aluminium cans in the recycling banks.

    Thin white and thin grey card can now be accepted at the paper recycling banks and includes items such as cereal packets and prepared food outer sleeves. Brown card and brown cardboard is not acceptable.

    Household telephone directories can now be placed in the paper recycling banks.

    Dry-cell batteries from clocks, toys, hearing aids, mobile phones and cameras to Manx Co-op stores, Glen Mona Garage and Civic Amenity Sites.

    Lead acid batteries to Civic Amenity Sites.

    Plastic bottles are now accepted for recycling at the Eastern Civic Amenity Site, Middle River Industrial Estate, Pulrose Road, Douglas (entrance opposite Douglas Power Station). The bottles must be rinsed, squashed and lids removed.

    Find out what happens to all the paper, glass, cans, textiles and batteries at www.recycleformann.com

    Energy from Waste Plant

    The Energy from Waste facility processes all of the Isle of Man's 60,000 tonnes of municipal and commercial waste, including clinical, animal and oil waste.
    Website: www.sita.co.im

    Annual 2019 - Click Here to View (PDF)

    February 2020 - Click Here to View (PDF)


    News/What's On

    Carol singing for charity


    Marown school choir will once again be carol singing around the Ballagarey estate on the evening of Tuesday 17th December, between 6pm and 7.30pm. 
    The school have a licence this year to collect door-to-door for the Joey Dunlop Foundation, so please listen out for them - and please give generously!

    A1 Peel Road (Marown) Temporary Closure


    Click here for details

    Former Railway Line - Temporary Closure


    Click here for further info

    Marown & District Branch of Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association


    Spring Coffee Morning at Union Mills Chapel on Saturday 30th March 2019.

    Heritage Trail Closure (Crosby to Peel)


    Click here for more information

    Marown Christmas Fair


    Thursday 6th December

    3:30pm - 5:30pm

    Marown Primary School

    Click here for poster

    Glen Vine Road Temporary Closure


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    Marown 1914-18 Commemoration Tea


    Marown School, Saturday 10th November


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    Proposed drainage and highway improvements, Garth Road, Marown


    Click here to view a copy of the letter from the DOI

    Operational Policy on Planning Enforcement


    The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) have produced their ‘Operational Policy on Planning Enforcement’.

    This document details information on how breaches in planning control are identified, responded to and enforced. It also provides information to those who have been accused of a breach.

    We encourage you to read this should you find it of interest. Click here to open the document in a separate window



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