Glenrothes Recycling Centre

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Opening Times

  • Monday 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Tuesday 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Friday 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Saturday 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Sunday 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)

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Glenrothes Recycling Centre specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Viewfield Industrial Estate, Cable Road, Glenrothes, Fife KY6 2SY.

Materials accepted

It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:

  • Aerosol
  • Book
  • Car Battery
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Carton
  • Electrical Appliance
  • Engine Oil
  • Fluorescent Tube
  • Foil
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Furniture
  • Garden Chemical
  • Garden Waste
  • Glass
  • Household Battery
  • Light Bulb
  • Mattress
  • Mobile Phone
  • Monitor
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Scrap Metal
  • Shoe
  • Textile
  • TV
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Wood

Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.

Glenrothes Dump is controlled by Fife County Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.

Schedule

Glenrothes Recycling Centre is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:

  • Monday: 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Tuesday: 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Friday: 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Saturday: 9am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)
  • Sunday: 09am-5:45pm (Apr-Sep), 9am-5pm (Oct-Mar)

Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.

Glenrothes Recycling Centre can be contacted on 03451 55 00 22 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.

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Frequently asked questions about Glenrothes Recycling Centre

How much does it cost to dump rubbish at the tip?

There are household waste recycling centers in all the municipalities of the United Kingdom, and surely there is one near your home, and now finding it is very easy! We have developed a special search form on our page so you can find the recycling center closest to you in minutes!

You just have to access the following link and enter your postal code or address.

To go to this page, you must click on the “Recycling center Search” button.

What goes in the blue recycling bin?

In the UK, recycling centers and rubbish collection services commonly use blue bins to identify dry waste such as:

  • Paper
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Unwanted mail
  • Telephone directories and catalogs
  • Cereal boxes (without the plastic liner)
  • Egg cartons
  • Greeting cards
  • Drink and food cans

However, not always the container for dry recyclables is blue. Some municipalities use red recycling containers or some even issue blue and red containers for this type of material.

To have precise information, you can consult your nearest recycling center.

What happens at a landfill?

Materials that are not recyclable or are not properly separated will generally end up in a landfill. A landfill is a very large holes built into certain designated spaces for that function.

Until a few years ago, the waste was piled up in the places designated to be dumps, but today in modern and well-managed landfills, large holes are built in which the garbage is buried, with a system of layers that isolates the waste. of the air and water, which has significantly reduced the contamination of the environment by contact with toxic residues. However, landfills still represent an important source of pollution that affects the environment and human beings.

Where is my nearest clothes recycling bin?

If you have recently cleaned out your closet and you have clothes that you no longer use and you are thinking of throwing them away, you can check on our website which is the nearest recycling center where you can leave clothes, textiles and shoes that you no longer use.

You can find this information by choosing the category Cloth & Fabrics. There you will see the list of recycling centers with contact information: addresses, phones, e-mails.

You just have to and put your postal code or address.

What do recycling symbols mean?

Recycling symbols are those images that appear on all kinds of products, articles and packaging so that consumers know what type of waste they are (recyclable or non-recyclable) and what material they are made of.

Recycling symbols are important because they guide us to manage our waste well. However, there are some products and packaging that have not been properly labeled and do not contain a recycling label.

If you have waste that you don’t know how to classify, contact your nearest recycling center.



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