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Recycling Centres

Locations and opening hours of recycling centres where you can take household waste for recycling

There are two household recycling centres - open 7 days

Both sites are licensed for household waste and cannot accept any trade or commercial waste.  

Recycling Centre Details
Recycling centreSummer Opening HoursWinter Opening Hours
Barrhead Recycling Centre,
Carlibar Road,
Barrhead.
G78 1AA

1st April to 30 September

10am - 8pm

1 October- 31 March

8am- 5.30pm

Greenhags Recycling Centre,
Ayr Road,
Newton Mearns.
G77 6RY

1st April to 30 September

8am - 8pm

1 October- 31 March

8am- 6pm

NB: Please note that last entry to sites is 30 minutes before closing

Christmas Opening Hours

Recycling centre

Christmas Eve

24th December 2013

Christmas Day

25th December 2013

Boxing Day

26th December 2013

Barrhead Recycling Centre,
Carlibar Road,
Barrhead.
G78 1AA

Last Entry:  14:45

Closed:  15:00

Closed     

Closed       

Greenhags Recycling Centre,
Ayr Road,
Newton Mearns.
G77 6RY

Last Entry:  15:00

Closed:  15:30

Closed

Open

10:00-14:00

New Year Opening Hours

Recycling centre

Hogmany

31st December 2013

New Years Day

1st January 2014

2nd January 2014

Barrhead Recycling Centre,
Carlibar Road,
Barrhead.
G78 1AA
Last Entry: 14:45

Closed: 15:00

Closed

Closed

Greenhags Recycling Centre,
Ayr Road,
Newton Mearns.
G77 6RY

Last Entry:  15:00

Closed:  15:30

Closed

Open

10:00-14:00

  You can recycle

  • waste electrical and electronic waste (anything with a plug or battery)
  • textiles
  • fluorescent tubes & low energy light bulbs
  • MDF, chipboard and laminates
  • car and household batteries
  • engine oil
  • garden waste
  • paper & cardboard
  • glass
  • cans
  • food and drinks cartons
  • plastics.

Planning to take a van or trailer?

All residents wanting to bring a van or trailer into either centre should book their vehicle in advance by calling the number in the contact section.