Waste and recycling news

You can view a list of news, consultations and campaigns related to waste and recycling.

You can stay up to date with the latest news and alerts by signing up to an email alert

Service disruption

Due to vehicle breakdowns or adverse weather, some collections and access to Recycling Centres may be disrupted

Garden Waste Permits 2019/20

Renew your Garden Waste Permit in January for the next permit year which starts on 1 April 2019

Waste and Recycling Collections over the Festive Period

Householders are reminded that on Christmas Day, Boxing Day (25 and 26 December) and the New Year Bank Holidays (1 and 2 January):

Glass recycling campaign raises £2,600 for cancer charity

The Council's glass recycling campaign, Give Your Glass for Cornhill, has come to an end after raising £2,600 in 12 months for Cornhill Macmillan Centre - based at Perth Royal Infirmary

Glass Recycling Campaign raises £1,850 for Cornhill

Perth & Kinross Council will make a donation to local charity Cornhill Macmillan Centre as part of the 'Give Your Glass for Cornhill' glass recycling campaign

Congratulations to all householders who took part in the Glenfarg & Kinross-shire Zero Waste Challenge in April and May

Over the Challenge period householders in the campaign area reduced their waste to landfill and increased their recycling by six and a half tonnes

New textile and shoe recycling banks introduced at St Madoes

Carse of Gowrie residents are being encouraged to take advantage of the new textile and shoe recycling banks introduced at the St Madoes Recycling Point

Give Your Glass for Cornhill campaign raises £1,250 in six months

Householders across Perth and Kinross are being thanked for taking part in the 'Give Your Glass for Cornhill' campaign

New IT Equipment Reuse Collection Point

Householders using Kinross Recycling Centre can now donate their old or unwanted IT equipment for reuse by the Perth WEEE Centre at Perth College.

Householders urged to recycle their used batteries

Householders in Perth and Kinross are being urged to recycle their batteries rather than dispose of them in their green bins.

Breathing new life into old bras

Women in Perth and Kinross can now recycle their unloved or unwanted bras to raise vital funds to help fight breast cancer.

Carton Recycling Bank Removals

Carton recycling bins (e.g. Tetrapak) will be removed from three Perth based sites

Recycling Centre Permit Renewal

All Recycling Centre Permit holders are reminded that they must renew their Permits by the 25th March

Paperless collection calendars

Bin collection calendars are now paperless

Chargeable Garden Waste Collection Service

Letters have been sent out to all households with brown bins to advise of changes to their collection service

Contact details

Waste and recycling

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 476476