Recycling Centres

Recycling Centres

Glasgow City Council operates 4 Recycling Centres.

Recycling facilities are available at all 4 Recycling Centres and residents have the chance to help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.


Salt Supplies

Small quantities of rock salt (maximum 10kgs) are available to the public at Recycling Centres and some local parks.

Further details
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Listed below are details of the Recycling Centres which can be used by the public.

Recycling Centres and Materials

Dawsholm

Easter Queenslie

Polmadie

Shieldhall

Books

yes 

yes

yes

yes

Cardboard

yes 

yes

yes

yes

Car Batteries

yes

yes

yes

yes

Drink Cans / Food Tins and Empty Aerosols Cans

yes

yes

yes

yes

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

yes

yes

yes

yes

Engine Oil

yes

yes

yes

yes

Glass

yes

yes

yes

yes

hazardous household waste e.g. batteries, paint, thinners, garden chemicals

yes

yes

yes

yes

Paper

yes

yes

yes

yes

Plastic Bottles

yes

yes

yes

yes

Textiles yesyesyes

yes

Electrical Items yesyesyesyes
Garden Waste yesyesyes

yes

Rubble yes

yes 

yes

yes

Scrap Metal yesyesyesyes
Tetra Pak yesyesyesyes
Wood yesyesyesyes
Yellow Pages

yes

yes

yes

yes

This service provides Glasgow residents with facilities to dispose of general household waste or bulky items free of charge.

Opening hours

All four sites operate 8am-8pm 7 days a week last entry 7.45pm. (Except Christmas Day and New Years Day when the sites are closed).

Height restriction

There is a height restriction of 1.8m for vehicles entering the sites. This is to stop trade vehicles from entering.

Please note: if your vehicle is in excess of 1.8 metres and you require access outwith the commercial hours for the deposit of household waste up to 8.00pm (last entry 7.45pm), please contact the Council Customer Care Centre to book your vehicle in for access.

Further Information
Guidelines for householders using the Civic Amenity Facilities

Tyres

Are not accept as we do not hold a licence to dispose or store them Householders with tyres should pay the disposal fee from the garage which they are buying new ones from.

Gas Bottles

The 4 recycling centres have a collection point for the disposal of gas bottles.

Confidential Waste and Asbestos

Disposal of Confidential waste or asbestos requires an appointment. Contact the Council Customer Care Centre for further information.

Commercial Waste

Commercial waste is not accepted at our household Recycling Centres. Commercial waste is chargeable and requires to be disposed of at a Waste Transfer Station or be collected by your Waste Contractor.

For further information on the law regarding Commercial Waste please see the Environmental Control Unit.

Locations:

Dawsholm Recycling Centre

75 Dalsholm Road
Glasgow
G20 0TB 

Easter Queenslie Recycling Centre
90 Easter Queenslie Road
Glasgow
G33 4UL 

Polmadie Recycling Centre
425 Polmadie Road
Glasgow
G42 0PJ 
pdf icon Download our information leaflet about the new facility at Polmadie(PDF). [1Mb]

Shieldhall Recycling Centre
Renfrew Road
Glasgow
G51 
pdf icon Download our information leaflet about the upgraded facility at Shieldhall (PDF) [958kb]