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Recycling and Waste

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Customer Notice.

If you are running low on food waste recycling bags, just tie a bag to your green food caddy handle and our crews will leave you a fresh supply. To get yourself some more battery recycling bags, tie one of the peelable sticky strips from a bag to your green caddy.

For the most up to date information regarding your collections, like our Recycling and Waste Aberdeenshire Facebook Page.



Please get in touch if you would like to book a Special Uplift of bulky items, buy a Wheeled Refuse Bin, or request a free Recycling Bin , report a Missed Collection or a problem relating to litter or street cleansing.

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.

News and Service Information

More recycling and waste news stories...

Updates on missed collections or service changes are on our Facebook page


Temporary Garden Waste Recycling Facilities

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 by March 2015.


NEW - online form for Trade Waste service enquiries

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.


Changes to Council refuse and recycling arrangements

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)