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Our licence agreements state that all members of the public must be off site by closing time, so please allow sufficient time for your visit. Opening times are subject to change over Christmas and New Year

Banff and Buchan

Fraserburgh, Anderson Place, AB43 9SU

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Whitehills, The Harbour, AB45 2NQ

  • All year:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10.00am to 1.00pm
    Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.00pm
    Sunday: 11.00am to 1.00pm

Gardenstown, New Ground, AB45 3YU

  • Winter Opening (1st September to 30 April):
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Saturday: 9am to 2pm
  • Summer Opening (1st May to 31st August):
    Monday: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
    Tuesday and Thursday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
    Friday: 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Saturday: 9.00am to 2.00pm

Macduff, Old Gamrie Road, AB44 1QD

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Portsoy, Station Yard, AB45 2QX

  • Winter Opening (1st September to 30 April):
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.00pm
    Sunday: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Summer Opening (1st May to 31st August):
    Monday and Wednesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
    Friday: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.00pm
    Sunday: 2.00pm to 4.00pm top of page

Buchan

Hatton, Cruden Sewage Works Road, AB42 0QL

  • Winter Opening (1st September to 30 April):
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 12 Noon to 3.00pm
    Saturday: 10.00am to 3.00pm
    Sunday: 12.00pm to 3.00pm
  • Summer Opening (1st May to 31st August):
    Monday and Wednesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
    Friday: 1.00pm to 4.00pm
    Saturday: 11.00am to 4.00pm
    Sunday: 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Peterhead, Damhead Road, Dales Industrial Estate, AB42 3JF

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September) top of page

Formartine

Ellon, Balmacassie Commercial Park, Balmacassie Drive, AB41 8BX

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Turriff, Markethill, AB53 4AZ

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)top of page

Garioch

Insch, Market Street, AB52 6LA

  • Winter Opening (1st September to 30th April):
    Wednesday and Saturday: 9.00am to 12.00pm, 12.30pm to 5.00pm
  • Summer Opening (1st May to 31st August):
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 5pm to 8pm
    Wednesday: 9.00am to 12.00pm, 12.30 to 8.00pm
    Saturday : 9.00am to 12.00pm, 12.30pm to 5.00pm

Inverurie, Souterford Road, AB51 0TP

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Westhill, Westdyke Avenue, AB32 6QX

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)top of page

Kincardine and Mearns

Laurencekirk, Market Road, AB30 1DG

  • Standard hours (with lunch breaks):
    Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 12 noon, 12.30pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Stonehaven, Redcloak, AB39 3SR

  • Standard hours (with lunch breaks):
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 12.00pm, 12.30pm to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

    The Recycling Points will remain at the Leisure Centre and Backies Car Park, the Harbour.

Portlethen, Asda Car Park, Muirend Road, AB12 4XP

Temporary Facility for Bulky Household Items/Excess Waste & Garden Waste

  • Saturday: 9am to 3pm top of page

Marr

Alford, Mart Road, AB33 8BZ

  • Winter Opening (1st September to 30th April):
    Wednesday: 10.00am to 12 noon, 12.30 to 5.30pm
    Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • Summer Opening (1st May to 31st August):
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:5pm to 8pm
    Wednesday: 10am to 12 noon, 12.30 to 8pm
    Saturday : 10am to 5pm

Banchory, Crow's Nest, Upper Lochton Road, AB31 4EQ

  • Standard hours :
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Ballater, Church Square Car Park, AB35 5NE (moves temporarily to Roads Depot, South Deeside Road, from Easter Weekend, throughout summer season each year; see this website and press for notification)

Temporary Facility for Bulky Household Items/Excess Waste & Garden Waste

  • Saturday: 9am to 3pm

This facility will be replaced with a Household Waste and Recycling Centre in the future.

Huntly, Steven Road, AB54 8SX

  • Standard hours (with lunch breaks):
    Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 12.00pm, 12.30pm to 5.00pm
    Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)top of page