Laurencekirk recycling centre

From 28th November 2022 no booking is required at Laurencekirk recycling centre on Wednesdays and Saturdays for cars, pickups, campervans and mobility adapted vehicles. No pedestrian access on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Find out more about trial changes at recycling centres.

Laurencekirk recycling centre is closed on Monday, 5th and Tuesday, 6th December 2022 due to staff absences. Please use your nearest alternative site.

Location and site layout

Market Road
Laurencekirk
AB30 1DG

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Opening times

Closed on 5th and 6th December 2022.

  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 4.30pm
  • Friday 9am to 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4.30pm

Our opening times might change over Christmas and New Year. 

Book a visit

View trial changes at recycling centres to check if you need a booking to visit.

Find out how to make a booking and what measures are in place.

Book a slot at a household recycling centre

Pedestrian access

Pedestrian access without booking is available daily 12.00-12.30pm, except Wednesdays and Saturdays. This is for those without a vehicle only - please do not park your vehicle outside the centre and walk in as this causes spillages and issues for passing traffic.

Items accepted

Items accepted at the Laurencekirk centre:

  • batteries (household and car)
  • blue bin recycling
  • bulky items
  • cooking oil
  • electrical appliances (anything with a plug or batteries)
  • engine oil
  • fluorescent tubes (including energy-saving light bulbs)
  • garden waste
  • gas cylinders
  • glass bottles and jars
  • rubble and ceramics
  • scrap metal
  • soil and turf
  • textiles
  • wood (including treated)
  • non-recyclable waste

View a more detailed list of items we accept and what to do with items we don't accept. You can also view a list of materials accepted at all our recycling centres (PDF 83KB)

What you can collect

You can collect the following recycling equipment from the centre:

  • battery bags
  • food caddy liners
  • indoor blue food waste caddies
  • green outdoor food caddies
  • bin straps