Recycling centres

What is a Recycling Centre?

Fife Council operates 11 Recycling Centres to collect and recycle bulky household items such as rubble, electrical equipment and televisions.  All Recycling Centres are open seven days a week:

  • October to March, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (last entry)
  • April to September, 9:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. (last entry)


Where is my nearest Recycling Centre?

Use the map and postcode on our Recycling Sites page to locate your nearest recycling centre.

What can be recycled?

Every Recycling Centre differs slightly on what it can collect due to its size but most Recycling Centres accept:

Batteries Cans Electrical Equipment
Gas Cylinders Glass Bottles and Jars Green Garden Waste
Metal Paper and Cardboard Plastics
Soil and Rubble Textiles Tyres
Vehicle Oil Wood  Excess landfill waste

Fife Council can accept up to 5 litres of Hazardous Household Waste at Ladybank Recycling Centre. If you are going to dispose of waste at Ladybank Recycling Centre, you need to contact us beforehand and transfer the waste in suitable secure containers.

Before you come

Each site has containers for various types of waste. Before you come, please separate your waste into different types. But don’t worry if you’re not sure. We can give you advice on site about what goes where.

Taybridgehead area

Residents of Tayport, Newport, Wormit, Leuchars, Balmullo and Guardbridge are also able to utilise two facilities in Dundee, which are:

  • Baldovie Recycling Centre, Piper Street, Dundee.
  • Riverside Recycling Centre, Wright Street (off Riverside Drive), Dundee.

For full information on what can be recycled at these two sites please visit the Dundee City Council website (takes you to an external site).

Kincardine residents

Residents in Kincardine can access the Forthbank Recycling Centre on Bowhouse Road, Alloa.  Residents using this site must carry proof of address to allow them access to the Forthbank site. 

Further information on the location of this Recycling Centre along with the materials that are accepted can be found by visitng the Clackmannanshire Council website.

Why separate the materials?

In Fife, we now recycle up to 70% of the materials you bring to our recycling centres but you can help us get even better.  By separating your waste into recyclable and non recyclable waste, it enable us to recycle even more and reduce the volume of waste that we send to landfill.

Recycling Helpline (lines open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Tel: 03451 55 00 22 Contact Recycling Helpline (lines open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.) online
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