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Service disruption

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

Waste and Recycling Collection Dates and Closures over the Festive Period

Information for residents on changes to waste and recycling collection dates during the Festive period.

Single-Use Plastic Regulations

On 1 June 2022 Scotland is introducing a ban on certain single use plastics

Perth Smart Waste Project

Perth and Kinross Council introduce Perth Smart Waste Project installing In-Cab and Fleetroute software in refuse collection vehicles to help increase efficiency in collections.

Volunteers awarded gold litter pickers to acknowledge contribution to communities

Perth & Kinross Council's Waste Services Team recently invited local householders to nominate a member of their community who goes above and beyond with their volunteer litter picking activities, via their Facebook page.

Council backs supermarket's new in-store soft plastics recycling scheme for householders

Residents in Perth and Kinross are being encouraged to recycle their clean soft plastics (which includes bread bags, plastic film lids on yoghurt pots/soft fruit punnets/ready meals, plastic crisp packets, pasta bags, chocolate wrappers and biscuit wrappers, none of which can go into the household recycling bin) at participating Co-op stores.

Commercial waste news update

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

Recycling Plastic Film Packaging

Householders encouraged to use plastic film recycling points at local supermarkets

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.

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