Special collections for bulky waste
If have large items of rubbish that don't fit in your wheelie bin, such as old beds, furniture, large electrical items or other bulky items, you can arrange for us to come and collect it from your home - find out more on our special uplifts page
(Please note - there is a charge for this service)
To find out what kerbside recycling is available in your area, please go to our Bin Collection page, where you can find out what is collected and on what day for your area.
The Sort-It Website is a fantastic resource for finding out information on recycling, with advice on how to reduce the amount of waste your produce, how to reuse household items instead of throwing them out, and how and where to recycle items in Argyll and Bute.
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.
A good source of waste reduction, re-use and recycling information is available through the Zero Waste Scotland website - www.zerowastescotland.org.uk
Zero Waste Scotland also coordinate a Waste Prevention Volunteer Programme which in Argyll and Bute is operated by the GRAB Trust - www.grab.org.uk/compost.htm#zerowaste
Argyll and Bute Council are committed to Recycling, and aim to be one of the top Rural Local Authorities in this field. We work closely with local recycling groups and also larger companies, to provide excellent recycling facilities across Argyll and Bute.