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Waste Aware Fife - Markinch Kerbside Recycling

This scheme began on the 4th of August 2003. Participants of this scheme will have a brown bin for green waste, a blue bin for paper and the grey bin is for all other household waste.

If you live in one of the households covered by this scheme, please recycle the following in your brown bin:

  • coffee grounds
  • flowers and plants
  • fruit and vegetable waste
  • garden weeds
  • grass clippings
  • hedge trimmings
  • leaves
  • prunings
  • tea leaves and bags

Please help us to get it sorted: do not place any of the following in your brown bin:

  • aluminium foil
  • cans and tins
  • carpets
  • cat and dog waste
  • clothes
  • glass
  • meat and dairy products
  • nappies
  • paper
  • plant pots and labels
  • plastic
  • soil
  • wall paper strippings

Please place the following in your blue bin:

  • brochures and leaflets
  • cardboard (cartons, boxes and packaging)
  • catalogues
  • envelopes
  • junk mail
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • office paper

Please help us to get it sorted: do not place any of the following in your blue bin:

  • telephone directories
  • yellow pages
  • plastic

Your grey bin is for all other residual waste.

Your brown bin will be collected every two weeks between March and November and every four weeks throughout winter.

Your blue bin will be collected every four weeks.

Your grey bin will be collected weekly.

Please ensure that your bins are out on the kerbside by 7am on the day of collection.

If you are unsure about the dates on which your brown or blue bins are emptied please contact Lisa MacLeod on 01592 417300. Alternatively you can email Waste.aware@fife.gov.uk or visit www.fifedirect.org.uk

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