Recycling and Waste
New food waste and recycling services - next phase
The rollout of new recycling collection services is coming to the Ellon, Newburgh, Balmedie and Fyvie areas of Aberdeenshire, starting 7th July.
See a map that shows when the service is coming to your area and find out more in the New Services - Refuse and Recycling Collections section.
Enter your address details or postcode to find collection dates and nearest recycling locations.
- Household Waste Recycling Centres and Recycling Points
- Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) opening times
- Special uplifts and charges
- How to buy a discounted home compost bin or green cone
- Missed Collections
- Additional bins and Assisted Collections
- What happens to your recycling
- Flytipping and Abandoned Vehicles
- Disposal of Asbestos from Domestic Properties
- Collection points for free extra recycling containers, food waste caddies and liners
Refuse & Recycling Services information in Chinese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Thai.
If you would like to book a Special Uplift of bulky items, buy a Wheeled Refuse Bin, request a free Recycling Container for Recycling, report a Missed Collection or a problem relating to litter or street cleansing please call the Wasteline.
Wasteline Number: 0845 600 3 900
Our Waste Team are available to deal with your enquiry, Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm, except public holidays.
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Updates on missed collections or service changes are on our Facebook page
Two Aberdeenshire groups have registered to support the non-competitive "It’s Your Neighbourhood" initiative, run by Keep Scotland Beautiful in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Britain in Bloom campaign.
Temporary Garden Waste Facilities have restarted for the season at various locations and times throughout Aberdeenshire. The service will continue until early November.
New recycling and food waste collections
New recycling and food waste collection services have now started in Aberdeenshire and will be rolled out to all areas through till Spring 2015.
- New Services Explained
- New Services - Refuse and Recycling Collections (with map showing when services are being introduced)
Aberdeenshire Council supports the Clean Up Scotland campaign with Clean Up Aberdeenshire
Clean Up Scotland is the new national campaign led by Keep Scotland Beautiful, that started in 2013. It will be a year-round mass-engagement campaign that aims to encourage one million people to get involved in a whole number of ways.
Please complete our online form if you are a business and would like us to contact you to discuss setting up a new trade waste/recycling service. We will get in touch as soon as possible.
Convenient places to take small electrical items for recycling in addition to Household Waste Recycling Centres.
Changes to the way that waste and recycling are collected were approved at a full meeting of Aberdeenshire Council on Thursday 17 January. The new scheme is designed to help the council meet the Scottish Government’s Zero Waste targets.
Full story (published 17/1/13)
Our new Recycling and Waste Facebook page is now live. Visit now to find out more about what Aberdeenshire Council's Recycling and Waste Service is doing and for you to ask questions and give us comments.