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Forth Valley: Facilities

Recycling in the Forth Valley area is mainly done via Recycling Centres and Points.


In Clackmannanshire, the Council is starting a scheme to collect recyclates from 5,000 households. This is around a quarter of all households in the Clackmannanshire area.

There are also a number of recycling centres and points in the Clackmannanshire area. To find out where your nearest recycling centre is, please visit www.wastepoint.co.uk


Falkirk Council is currently introducing a new three bin kerbside recycling service across the Falkirk Council area, the first areas to be covered by the new service will be Larbert and Stenhousemuir. Blue bins will be provided to allow residents to recycle cans, paper and plastic bottles with the PET and HDPE symbols. Brown bins will be provided to allow residents to recycle their garden waste. Please click here for more details about this service or visit www.falkirk.gov.uk.

Glass cannot be recycled using the new recycling service. Glass recycling points have been provided across the Falkirk Council area, please click here to find out where your nearest glass recycling point is.

The Action recycle blue bag kerbside recycling service will continue to be available to all residents until they receive their new three bin service. For details about this system click here.



In Stirling, there is a trial kerbside recycling collection in operation that covers around 15,000 households with nearly a 50% participation rate. This scheme is run by the council.

Some areas of Stirling are covered by Action Recycle's kerbside collection scheme. Those households covered by this scheme can recycle paper, cans and textiles. To find out if you are on an Action Recycle kerbside collection route, please call 01324 826 826.

You can also recycle your printer and toner cartridges at Smart Cartridge (www.smart-cartridge.com) in Barnton St.

Stirling also has many recycling centres and points located at various points around the city. To find out where your nearest recycling centre or point is located, please visit www.wastepoint.co.uk or www.recycle-more.com

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