Tarbert Bin Collection
Find out what day your bins are collected and what we collect from you
If you live in Tarbert, your green wheelie bin for general household waste is collected every week, and a fortnightly recycling collection is provided by Kintyre Recycling, in the form of 2 clear bags for "wet" and "dry" recyclable products. For more information on what you can put in each bag, please see below.
You can find out what day your green wheelie bin is collected using the table below if you live in Tarbert.
Tarbert Bin Collection Days
All of Tarbert (except the streets listed below) - Monday
Back Street, Brunswick Street, Hollybank, Kingsway, Kintyre Street, Lady Ileene Road, The Mast, The Ridge, Tennis Court - Friday
If you can't find your street on the list, or if you need any more information, please call our Contact Centre on 01546 605514.
Kintyre Recycling Ltd provide a fortnightly recycling collection for Tarbert, using a two bag system.
The Tarbert recycling calendar for 2013 is available here with all the collection dates for 2013.
What can you put in each bag?
"Dry" materials, such as paper, cardboard, magazines, books and textiles (e.g. clothes, shoes, soft toys, and bags) can be recycled in one bag.
"Wet" materials, such as food cans, drinks cans, aerosol cans and all plastic bottles can be recycled in the other bag.
What can't you put in the recycling bags?
Please do not put the following items in your recycling bags -
Window envelopes, tissue paper, paper food and drink cartons e.g. Tetra Pak, Glass bottles and jars, plastic bags.
For further information on what you can recycle, please see the Kintyre Recycling Information Leaflet.
Other recycling facilities in the area
To find out where you can recycle other household items that don't get collected at the kerbside in your area, you can find the Recycling Facilities in the Mid Argyll, Kintyre and Islay area here.
If you have an item to recycle and want to find out where you can take it, or if you want general information and advice on recycling such as what kerbside facilities exist in your area, or where your nearest recycling facilities are, the Sort-It website can help you find all this information, and more, for the Argyll and Bute area.
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