Westlands recycling centre, Rothesay

Recycling and rubbish disposal centre for the Isle of Bute

Household recycling and rubbish disposal

Opening hours for public use:

Please note - last entry to the site is 15 minutes before closing time each day

Westlands recycling centre is open throughout the year, seven days a week including bank holidays with the exception of Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and 2 January.

Monday - Friday 9.00 am to 4.45 pm

Saturday and Sunday 11.00 am to 4.00 pm

What can you take there?

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

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

If you have clean furniture, textiles or working electrical items you can contact Fyne Futures  on 01700 503181. These items can be re-used by Fyne Futures if in a suitable condition.

For commercial waste disposal, and details of opening hours, please contact Renewi. Telephone: 01546 603 795 or email: info@renewi.com

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


Westland Road
PA20 0RA
United Kingdom

Household / public recycling and disposal facilities
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