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Waste and recycling news

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Recycling Centre Closures

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Council has closed all Recycling Centres

Commercial waste news update

Find all the latest news and essential information for Commercial Waste customers.

Dealing with waste during COVID-19

To protect householders and refuse collection staff, it is vitally important to practice good waste hygiene

Service disruption

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

Changes to brown bin collections

Just over 2,000 households in Perth City Centre and in rural Kinross will have changes to brown bin collections

Perth City Centre Blue Bin Recycling

From the 29 January householders in the city centre will receive the full dry mixed recycling service

PKC donates unearthed school crisp bag cache to recycling in aid of Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance

Hundreds of empty crisp bags discovered during renovation work at Perth High School are to be recycled to help raise funds for Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA).

Recycling Plastic Film Packaging

Householders encouraged to use plastic film recycling points at local supermarkets

Perth schools team up with local shops for Muirton litter pick

Perth & Kinross Council's Waste Services team has teamed up with St John's RC Academy, Perth Grammar School and local shops in Muirton and North Muirton to help reduce the amount of littering in the area.

Perthshire schools host WEEE Term

School pupils in Inchture, Errol, Abernyte and St Madoes are hosting a WEEE Term until Friday 4 October 2019 to help divert waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) from landfill.

Safe disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

On the 14th August there was a fire in the small waste electricals skip which could have been avoided

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.

Contact details

Waste and recycling

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