Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) Opening Times

We have Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRC) in the following local areas: 

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

Recycling centreOpening times
Fraserburgh, Anderson Place, AB43 9SU 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 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
Closed until further notice due to a landslide
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 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

Buchan

Recycling centreOpening times
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 Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Formartine

Recycling centreOpening times
Ellon, Balmacassie Commercial Park, Balmacassie Drive, AB41 8QR 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 Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Garioch

Recycling centreOpening times
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 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 Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)

Kincardine and Mearns

Recycling centreOpening times
Laurencekirk, Market Road, AB30 1DG 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
Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5.00pm to 8.00pm (1st April to 30th September)
Portlethen, Badentoy Drive, Badentoy Industrial Estate,  AB12 4ZD  Saturday to Monday and Thursday 09:00 to 16:30, Friday 09:00 to 16:00

Marr

Recycling centreOpening times
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 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)
Saturday: 9am to 3pm
Items/excess waste and garden waste
Huntly, Steven Road, AB54 8SX 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)

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