A-Z Recycling Guide - h
We understand it can be a little confusing knowing which items can or cannot be recycled, what you should do with them or which bin to use. To help make things easier, we’ve put together an A-Z guide for residents that provides guidance on what to do when disposing of items.
Recycling if you live in a flat or tenement
Bring Sites have been provided to make it easier for residents living in flats and tenements in Dundee to recycle. Please be considerate of others when using these facilities.Search nearest Bring Site
Recycling points across the city
Recycling points are smaller in scale and have a more limited number of bins than Recycling Centres. However, they are sited in locations throughout Dundee.Search nearest Recycling Point
What can and cannot go in your bins
Click on a letter or use the category filter to search for your item.
|Hairspray||Health & Beauty||
|Hand Sanitiser (Unused/expired)||Special / Hazardous||
|Hazardous Wastes - Not Accepted||Special / Hazardous||
The council does not provide special/hazardous waste clean-up, uplift or disposal services for the following.
Including but not limited to:
Pesticides/Herbicides, chemicals (e.g. brake fluid, thinners, fuels, printer toner, industrial cleaning agents etc), asbestos containing materials, heavy metals (e.g. mercury etc), radioactive substances (any items containing luminous Radium paint pre-1970’s e.g. clocks & watches; Uranium glassware (e.g. Green or Red Fiestaware) pre-1940’s), lead based paints pre-1992 UK ban and pressurised gas cylinders containing acetylene or toxic/corrosive gasses.
Please contact a specialist hazardous/special waste disposal contractor directly for safe licenced uplift and disposal.
|Hedge Trimmings||Garden / Organics|
|Hoover (Vacuum Cleaner)||Electrical|