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East Ayrshire Kerbside Recycling

The East Ayrshire Kerbside Recycling Collection began on the 5th April 2004. The scheme allows approximately 30,100 residents in North Kilmarnock (Onthank, Altonhill, Beansburn, Longpark, Hillhead & Glasgow Road area), Crosshouse, Kilmarnock (Bonnyton, Grange, Dundonald Road area), Cumnock, Netherthird, Logan, Ochiltree, Muirkirk, Katrine, New Cumnock, Craigens, Rankinston, Hurlsford, Galston, Crookedholm, Kilmarnock (Part of Newfarmland, London Road area), Newmilns and Darvel to recycle cardboard, paper, glass, cans and garden waste.

What is and what isn't allowed in your blue bin

The following items are allowed in your blue bin:

  • Cardboard
  • Paper

The following items are not allowed in your blue bin:

  • Cans
  • Glass
  • Plastics
  • Residual waste

 

What is and what isn't allowed in your brown bin

The following items are allowed in your brown bin:

  • Garden waste

The following items are not allowed in your brown bin:

  • Residula waste
  • Rubble
  • Soil


What is and what isn't allowed in your black box

The following items are allowed in your black box:

  • cans
  • glass bottles & jars

The following items are not allowed in your black box:

  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Residual waste

Please place your bins & box on the kerbside, with handles facing out, by 7:30am on the day of your collection. Your blue & brown bin will be collected every 4 week; black box every 2 weeks and your existing residual waste bin will be collected every 2 weeks.

For more information on this scheme you can call the helpline on 0845 606 2345 or visit www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk.




 

 

 


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If you have any queries, please email us, or call 01786 471 333.

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