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Recycling Centres

Dundee City Council currently operates the following Recycling Centres within the city.

  • Baldovie Recycling Centre, Piper Street, Dundee, Map
  • Riverside Recycling Centre, Wright Avenue, Dundee, Map

The opening hours for the recycling centres are:

  • 1st October to 31st March
    Monday to Sunday 9.00 am to 4.15pm
  • 1st April to 30th September
    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.15pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 5.15pm

Commercial waste is not accepted at any Recycling Centre in Dundee and must be taken to Baldovie Transfer Station, Forties Road, Dundee, DD4 0NS Map. For Commercial waste enquiries please telephone 01382 436221. Commercial green waste can be disposed of at the Riverside Composting site.  

The two sites provide householders with the opportunity to recycle a range of household waste free of charge. All sites have trained operatives on the site at all times who can provide assistance and advice as required. Your continued support is very much appreciated.

To make it easier for householders to recycle as much as possible, separate containers are provided at each of the sites for specific recyclable waste types. Householders are encouraged to segregate their waste and use these facilities whenever possible. A separate bin or container is available on these sites for the following items:

  Baldovie Riverside
Aluminium yes yes
Batteries – Car yes yes
Batteries – Domestic yes yes
Bulky/Mixed Waste yes yes
Cardboard yes yes
Clothing & Textiles yes yes
Electrical items yes yes
Fluorescent Tubes yes yes
Fridges & Freezers yes yes
Garden Waste yes yes
Gas Canisters yes yes
Glass – colour separated yes yes
Oil – Engine yes yes
Oil – Vegetable yes yes
Paper yes yes
Plastic yes yes
Rubble yes yes
Scrap Metal yes yes
Soil & Turf yes yes
TVs & Monitors yes yes
Tyres no no
Wood yes yes

Tyres in large quantities are no longer accepted at either recycling centre.  If householders have less than four tyres to be disposed of these can be deposited in the bulky/mixed waste skip at each site.

For further information contact:

email: recycle@dundeecity.gov.uk

Environment Department
3 City Square
Dundee DD1 3BA
Tel: 01382 433710

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