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South Ayrshire Kerbside Recycling

The South Ayrshire kerbside recycling scheme was launched on the 9th of February 2004. A blue bin has been provided for the collection of cans, clean cardboard, paper and plastic bottles. A brown bin has been provided for the collection of garden waste. A black box has also been provided for the collection of glass bottles & jars.

This service is currently available to 42,211 households in the following areas: Troon, Symington, Dundonald, Loans, Monkton, Tarbolton, Prestwick, Ayr, Coylton, Annbank, Mossblown, North Ayr, South Ayr and rural north of A713.

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

The following items are allowed in your blue recycling bin:

  • aluminium & steel cans
  • clean cardboard
  • paper
  • plastic bottles

The following items are not allowed in your blue recycling bin:

  • envelopes
  • garden waste
  • glass
  • plastic bags
  • nappies


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

The following items are allowed in your brown recycling bin:

  • all types of plant material
  • branches & twigs
  • grass cuttings
  • hedge trimmings
  • prunnings

The following items are not allowed in your brown recycling bin:

  • animal faeces
  • kitchen & vegetable waste
  • plastic bags
  • rubble
  • stones

 

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

The following items are allowed in your black box:

  • glass bottles & jars

The following items are not allowed in your black box:

  • broken glass
  • drinking glasses
  • glass dishes
  • mirrors
  • plastic bags
  • pyrex

Your blue and brown bins will be collected every 4 weeks. Your black box and residual waste bin will be collected every 2 weeks. Please ensure that your bins/box are out on the kerbside by 7am on your collection day.

For further information on this scheme you can call the Recycling Helpline on 0845 601 2020 or visit www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/wastemanagement

 

 


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If you have any queries, please email us, or call 01786 468 246.

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