Portsoy recycling centre

From 28th November 2022 you no longer need a booking to visit Portsoy recycling centre. There is no pedestrian access. Find out more about trial booking changes at recycling centres and limits on commercial-type vehicles.

Location and site layout

Station Yard
AB45 2QX

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View site layout (PDF 84KB)

Opening times

View Christmas period opening times.

  • Tuesday 9am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 4.30pm
  • Saturday 9am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 4.30pm

Our opening times might change over Christmas and New Year.

Pedestrian access

Pedestrian access has been removed as pedestrians can't be safely separated from the vehicles.

Items accepted

Items accepted at the Portsoy centre:

  • batteries (household and car)
  • blue bin recycling
  • electrical appliances (anything with a plug or batteries)
  • engine oil
  • garden waste
  • glass bottles and jars
  • rubble and ceramics
  • scrap metal
  • 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