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Tenement Recycling

Campaign Launch

This campaign began on Monday 24th October 2005. Residents were introduced to the scheme by means of a Waste Aware Edinburgh Postcard.
You may remember receiving one of these postcards:

Current Scheme Information


Currently over 7000 households in the Hillside/Pilrig, Polwarth, Roseburn, Meadowbank and Piershill areas have been provided with a local Paper Point and a Packaging Point to recycle their paper and packaging waste, as detailed below:

Paper Point
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Phone books
  • Yellow Pages
  • Office paper
  • Unwanted mail
  • Other types of white paper

Packaging Point
  • Cardboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Food and drinks cans
  • EMPTY aerosol cans
  • Drinks cartons
  • Envelopes

Part of the campaign involves the delivery of leaflets, which provide further details of the scheme. The leaflet aims to answer questions like 'WHO should recycle?', 'WHAT can I recycle?', 'WHY should I recycle?' and 'WHEN can I recycle?'.

If you need another leaflet, or if you want to know more about the scheme, please contact The City of Edinburgh Council's recycling helpline on 0131 529 3030.
Recycling helpline
Recycling Helpline
Tel: 0131 529 3030
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