Insch recycling centre

Physical distancing and traffic management measures are in place - visits to the centre are strictly by booking only.

Location and site layout

Market Street
Insch
AB52 6LA

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Opening times

  • Tuesday 9am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 4.30pm
  • Saturday 9am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 4.30pm

Our opening times might change over Christmas and New Year.

Book a visit

Find out how to make a booking and what measures are in place.

Book a slot at a household recycling centre

Pedestrian access

Pedestrian access without booking daily 12.00-12.30pm. This is for those without a vehicle only - please do not park your vehicle outside the centre and walk in as this causes spillages and issues for passing traffic.

Items accepted

Items accepted at the Insch centre:

  • batteries (household and car)
  • blue bin recycling
  • bulky items
  • cooking oil
  • electrical appliances (anything with a plug or batteries)
  • fluorescent tubes (including energy-saving light bulbs)
  • garden waste
  • gas cylinders
  • scrap metal
  • untreated wood
  • non-recyclable waste

View a more detailed list of items we accept and what to do with items we don't accept. You can also view a list of materials accepted at all our recycling centres (PDF 83KB)

What you can collect

You can collect the following recycling equipment from the centre:

  • battery bags
  • food caddy liners
  • indoor blue food waste caddies
  • green outdoor food caddies
  • bin straps