Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRCs)

We operate staffed Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) throughout Aberdeenshire:

Our licence agreements state that all members of the public must be off site by closing time, so please allow sufficient time for your visit. Opening times are subject to change over Christmas and New Year.

Banff and Buchan

Location Opening times
Fraserburgh
Anderson Place
AB43 9SU
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, paper, cardboard, plasterboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances 
Whitehills
The Harbour
AB45 2NQ
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10am to 1pm
Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4pm
Sunday: 11am to 1pm 
Materials accepted: Household waste disposal and recycling of electrical appliances (apart from gas discharge lamps)
Macduff
Old Gamrie Road
AB44 1QD
 
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September) 
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, paper, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, cooking oil, furniture and household goods reuse section  
Portsoy
Station Yard
AB45 2QX
 
Winter opening (1 September to 30 April):
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 2pm to 5pm 
Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4pm
Sunday: 2pm to 4pm 
Summer opening (1 May to 31 August):
Monday and Wednesday: 5pm to 8pm
Friday: 2pm to 5pm 
Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4pm
Sunday: 2pm to 4pm
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, electrical appliances (apart from gas discharge lamps), pressurised containers, hardcore and rubble, tyres

Buchan

Location Opening times
Hatton
Cruden Sewage Works Road
AB42 0QL
Winter opening (1 September to 30 April):
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 12 noon to 3pm
Saturday: 10am to 3pm
Sunday: 12pm to 3pm
Summer opening (1 May to 31 August):
Monday and Wednesday: 5pm to 8pm
Friday: 1pm to 4pm
Saturday: 11am to 4pm
Sunday: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, electrical appliances (apart from gas discharge lamps), pressurised containers, scrap metal, tyres
Peterhead
Damhead Road
Dales Industrial Estate
AB42 3JF
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, paper, cardboard, plasterboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, cooking oil, furniture and household goods reuse section, plasterboard

Formartine

Location Opening times
Ellon
Balmacassie Commercial Park
Balmacassie Drive
AB41 8QR
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8.00pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, paper, cardboard, plasterboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, hardcore and rubble, tyres, wood, cooking oil, furniture and household goods reuse section
Turriff
Markethill
AB53 4AZ
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, paper, cardboard, plasterboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, hardcore and rubble, tyres, wood, cooking oil

Garioch

Location Opening times
Insch
Market Street
AB52 6LA
Winter opening (1 September to 30 April):
Wednesday and Saturday: 9am to 12 noon and 12.30pm to 5pm
Summer opening (1 May to 31 August):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 5pm to 8pm
Wednesday: 9am to 12 noon and 12.30pm to 8.00pm
Saturday: 9am to 12pm, 12.30pm to 5pm
Materials accepted: Mixed recycling, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances (apart from gas discharge lamps) pressurised containers, tyres, cooking oil
Inverurie
Souterford Road
AB51 0TP
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September) 
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, wood, cooking oil
Westhill
Westdyke Avenue
AB32 6QX
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, textiles, 'Tetra Park' type cartons, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, cooking oil

Kincardine and Mearns

Location Opening times
Laurencekirk
Market Road
AB30 1DG
Monday to Friday: 9am to 12 noon, 12.30pm to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, paper, cans and foil, plastic bottles, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, cooking oil
Stonehaven
Redcloak
AB39 3SR
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, plasterboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, cooking oil
Portlethen
Badentoy Drive
Badentoy Industrial Estate
AB12 4ZD
Saturday to Monday and Thursday 9am to 4.30pm, Friday 9am to 4pm 
Materials accepted: Glass, paper, cans and foil, plastic bottles, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, soil, cooking oil, furniture and household goods reuse section

Marr

Location Opening times
Alford
Mart Road
AB33 8BZ
Winter opening (1 September to 30 April):
Wednesday: 10am to 12 noon, 12.30 to 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Summer opening (1 May to 31 August):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 5pm to 8pm
Wednesday: 10am to 12 noon, 12.30 to 8pm 
Saturday : 10am to 5pm
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances (apart from gas discharge lamps), pressurised containers, scrap metal, tyres, wood, cooking oil
Banchory
Crow's Nest
Upper Lochton Road
AB31 4EQ
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, plasterboard, textiles, garden waste, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, scrap metal, wood, hardcore and rubble, tyres, cooking oil furniture and household goods reuse section, plasterboard
Huntly
Steven Road
AB54 8SX
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 12 noon and 12.30pm to 5pm
Evening opening on a Tuesday: 5pm to 8pm (1 April to 30 September)
Materials accepted: Glass, mixed recycling, cardboard, textiles, earth, garden waste, rubble, household batteries, lead acid batteries, engine oil, electrical appliances, pressurised containers, tyres, scrap metal, wood, cooking oil

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