Recycling Centre Permits

A permit system is now in place for commercial type vehicles who use Recycling Centres and Friarton Weighbridge

Apply for a Recycling Permit

You must apply for a permit if you are:

  • a Perth and Kinross business who currently, or intend to,:
    • recycle materials at a Recycling Centre
    • dispose of / recycle other chargeable materials at Recycling Centres or Friarton Weighbridge
  • a householder using a commercial type vehicle (vans and trailers over 6ft long) to take access Recycling Centres
  • a Landlord disposing of your tenant's household waste (up to twice a year per property)

You can find out more about the types of permits available to access our Recycling Centres:

Apply for a Recycling Centre permit

Renew your Recycling Centre Permit

Existing customers Recycling Centre Permits will expire on 31st March. Existing permit holders can renew online to continue using the Recycling Centres before 25 March 2018 to avoid disruption to service.

Permits will now be paperless, and available to download and save to a smart phone or mobile device. Customers will be able to download and print their permit if they prefer a hard copy.

Renew recycling centre permit

Change of vehicle

If you have changed your vehicle, let us know your new vehicle details so we can issue you a new permit.

You will require your permit number and previous vehicle registration in order to complete this form; this information can be obtained from your current permit.

Notify us of a change of vehicle

Accessing Recycling Centres

Please note that permit holders accessing Recycling Centres with a vehicle and/or trailer of a length that is liable to cause delay or disruption to the operation of the site will be asked to wait until such time as the site can accommodate them. This may be the case particularly during the busy periods of 10am-12pm and 3pm-5pm Monday to Sunday. For information on opening days and times, visit our Recycling Centres pages.

Please note that all Commercial Permit holders disposing of waste and recycling (general, garden, inert or timber) at Friarton, Perth must use the weighbridge at the Depot, not the Recycling Centre.


Contact details

Waste and recycling

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