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Bins, recycling and rubbish

Recycling centres and points

A number of recycling centres and recycling points are available across the area to help you to recycle your waste, including Cardboard and Carton recycling (not currently offered at the kerbside).

East Renfrewshire metal information signage used at recycling points

There are two staffed household waste and recycling centres in East Renfrewshire and numerous recycling points. Recycling centres take more than just everyday materials for recycling, such as electrical equipment, car batteries and engine oil.

Recycling points are unmanned and available 24/7. 

Residents are kindly requested to take large amounts of packaging to recycling centres as any items left outside containers at recycling points constitutes fly-tipping and is illegal.

Our online mapping solution will help you find your nearest recycling point or household waste and recycling centre:

Location & materials accepted. Opening hours: 8am - 7.30pm (1 Apr - 30 Sep), 8am- 5.30pm (1 Oct - 31 Mar), every day except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Location & materials accepted. Opening hours: 10am - 7.30pm (1 Apr - 30 Sep), 8am- 5.30pm (1 Oct - 31 Mar), every day except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Booking in advance required when using a van or trailer to drop off household waste.

Locations of recycling points across the area. Materials accepted at each recycling point are paper, light card, cardboard, Tetrapak cartons, plastic food and drinks containers and glass and cans.


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