Edinburgh Kerbside Recycling Schemes

 

Edinburgh Garden Waste Recycling Collection
(1 Bin + Residual Waste Bin)
Accepted Materials
Garden Waste (flowers & plants, garden weeds, grass clippings, hedge and shrub trimmings, leaves)
Receptacle
240 litre brown bin
Contact
Helpline: 0131 529 3030
Frequency of Collection
Fortnightly February - November
Tonnage
Cumulative Total of Tonnage Collected:
7,000 tonnes
Coverage
No. of Households: 100,000 by end of 2005
Promotional Materials
Waste Aware Scotland
Leaflets, calendar, radio, press ads, posters, display system

 

Edinburgh Paper Recycling Collection
(1 Bag + Residual Waste Bin)
Accepted Materials
Paper (junk mail (no envelopes), magazines, newspapers, white paper, telephone directories, Yellow Pages)
Receptacle
Blue bag
Contact
Helpline: 0131 529 3030
Frequency of Collection
Fortnightly
Tonnage
Cumulative Total of Tonnage Collected:
Variance from previous quarter:
Coverage
No. of Households: 120,000
Promotional Materials
Waste Aware Scotland
Competition poster & press support

 

Edinburgh Tenemental Pilot
(Tenemental Recycling Bin + Recycling Point + Residual Waste Bin)
Receptacle and Accepted Materials

Tenemental Recycling Bin - Paper, cardboard, cans, aerosol cans, drinks cartons.
Recycling Point - Glass, textiles.

Contact
Helpline: 0131 529 3030
Frequency of Collection
Fortnightly
Tonnage
Cumulative Total of Tonnage Collected:
Variance from previous quarter:
Coverage
No. of Households: 150
Promotional Materials
Waste Aware Scotland
Leaflet, bin decals

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