Rubbish, bins and recycling

Last updated: 9 March 2020

Everyone in Scotland is responsible for dealing with waste. Your local council collects and disposes of household and some commercial waste.

You can help reduce the amount of rubbish sent to landfill by reusing and recycling as much as you can.

Your council can give information on:

  • what rubbish it collects
  • what goes in your recycling bin
  • how to report a missed bin collection
  • how to find your nearest recycling centre
  • ordering new recycling bins for your home



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