Recycling Centre rules and access

  • You must follow instructions given by staff for your safety.
  • Children and animals must remain in your vehicle at all times.
  • Only Edinburgh residents with their own household waste can use recycling centres.
  • Commercial, trade or business waste is not allowed.
  • You must observe speed limits and traffic flow signs. Reversing is not allowed.
  • All waste must be sorted and deposited in the correct container.
  • Only authorised contractors may remove materials.

The Council will prosecute anyone who threatens or assults our staff.

What vehicles are allowed into the Recycling Centre

  • Only Edinburgh residents in domestic vehicles can use the Recycling Centres . Liveried vans are not allowed.
  • If you're using a hire van you must bring the hire documents and two forms of identification, such as your utility bill and your driving licence or passport.
  • If you're using a van with no branding you must bring two forms of identification, such as your utility bill and your driving licence or passport.
  • Staff can refuse access to anyone who fails to produce the correct documents.

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