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Read our Questions and Answers about changes to your bin collections

Please put your bin out by 7.30am on your collection day


Green binYour green bin is for general rubbish

Your green bin is emptied every 3 weeks

Please use your green bin for all the general rubbish that we can't recycle


  • nappies
  • cling film, bubble wrap, or food contaminated plastics
  • non-recyclable plastics
  • polystyrene packing
  • items that can't be recycled

NoPlease don't include:

  • items that can be recycled
  • batteries and electrical equipment
  • rubble, soil, stone or bricks
  • bulky items

Recycling bagsYour recycling bags are for paper, card, clothing, cans and plastics

Your recycling bags are collected every 2 weeks

  • You have 2 recycling bags - one for dry recycling and one for wet

YesInclude in your dry bag:

  • newspapers and magazines
  • office paper and shredded paper
  • books and catalogue
  • cardboard and packaging
  • cereal boxes
  • Clothing and shoes
  • books

 Include in your wet bag:

  • aluminium and steel cans
  • empty aerosols
  • plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays
  • clean foil containers (takeaway food etc)

Kintyre recycling  

Kintyre Recycling provide a variety of recycling and environmental services to the Campbeltown and Kintyre area

On the Kintyre recycling website , you will find information about:

  • recycling services and collections
  • textile drop-off dates
  • Bike Project - offering used bikes and bike servicing
  • other services provided such as PAT testing, rag wipes amd security shredding

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Please don’t, under any circumstances, put potentially flammable items in your household wheelie bins.

  • Batteries: these can be recycled safely at shops selling batteries or at our civic amenity sites.
  • Marine flares: please contact your nearest marina who will be able to advise you on the correct disposal route.