Bonaveh recycling centre, Colonsay

Recycling and rubbish disposal centre for the Isle of Colonsay

Household recycling and rubbish disposal 

Opening Hours for public use:

Wednesday: 12 noon to 4.45 pm

What can you take there?

Householders can bring various items  to the site for recycling/recovery. Such items include: Batteries (car and household); cardboard and paper; electrical items (large, small and battery operated); engine oil; fluorescent tubes; glass bottles and jars; scrap metal, light bulbs, and engine oil.

Other household rubbish and items can be brought to the site for onward disposal.

There are new rules for the storage and disposal of waste upholstered domestic seating due to new national regulatory guidance.

You must now place the following items in the designated container or area for upholstered furniture only:

  • Settees, sofas and sofabeds
  • Home office chairs and upholstered kitchen and dining room chairs
  • Upholstered stools and footstools
  • Floor and sofa cushions
  • Armchairs, including reclining electric chairs
  • Futons and pouffes
  • Beanbags

This includes any part made of or containing leather, synthetic leather, other fabric or foam

The items named above must only be placed in the correct designated areas for upholstered furniture

  • Please do not put upholstered furniture in other areas
  • If you are unsure please speak to the site attendant
  • Upholstered items should be kept whole whenever possible
  • Damaged upholstered items should be covered and secured with tape

Commercial / business recycling and rubbish disposal

Opening hours for commercial use:

Wednesday 12.00pm to 4.00pm

For details of charges for disposal of waste for businesses, please call 01546 605514 or send us your enquiry


PA61 7YU
United Kingdom

Household / public recycling and disposal facilities
Commercial / business recycling and disposal facilities
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