Gartbreck recycling centre, Islay

Recycling and rubbish disposal centre for Islay

Household recycling and rubbish disposal

Opening hours for public use:

Please note that the last entry to each facility is 15 minutes before the closing time

Monday - Thursday: 8.00 am to 4.30 pm

Friday: 8.00 am to 4.00 pm

Saturday: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Sunday: Closed

What can you take there?

Householders can bring various items  to the site for recycling/recovery, including: Batteries (car and household); cardboard and paper; electrical items (small, large and battery operated); engine oil ; food and drink cartons; metal (cans, tins, aerosols and scrap); fluorescent tubes; garden waste; glass bottles and jars; light bulbs ; paints; plastic (bottles, pots, tubs and trays); and textiles.

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

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

Opening hours for commercial use:

Please note that the last entry to each facility is 15 minutes before the closing time

Monday to Friday    8.00am to 4.30pm

Saturday                 10.00am to 4.00pm


On road between Gartbreck and Ardlarach
PA43 7JT
United Kingdom

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