Hamilton and Blantyre Waste and Recycling Centre

Hamilton and Blantyre Waste and Recycling Centre | South Lanarkshire Council
NameHamilton and Blantyre Waste and Recycling Centre
COVID-19 arrangementsOnly visit the site if you have no COVID-19 symptoms
- access is for South Lanarkshire residents only. Please bring proof of address
- standard-sized vans and single-axle trailers now permitted 7 days a week (vans up to and including small transit size, this does not include long wheel base vans)
- Trade waste 7 days a week (charges apply)
- there will be a queuing system. A limited number of cars will be allowed inside at a time
- once parked, only two people from the same household can exit each car
- maintain physical distancing and take instruction from site staff re correct disposal
- maintain physical distancing and take instruction from site staff re correct disposal
- all waste streams are now accepted again following COVID-19 restrictions
AddressEast Avenue, Blantyre Industrial Estate
TownBlantyre
PostcodeG72 0JB
Opening timesMon to Fri 9am-8pm
Sat 9am-7pm
Sun 9am- 6pm

From 1 October 2020:
Mon to Sun 8am - 5pm

The site closes completely for health and safety reasons when skips are being emptied/moved.
DescriptionHamilton and Blantyre civic amenity/recycling centre is a modern facility on Blantyre Industrial Estate. It is readily accessible from both Hamilton and Blantyre. It is operated by Viridor. It has banks to dispose of car batteries and used engine oil as well as facilities for recycling glass bottles and jars, food and drinks cans, paper, and textiles. Bays are provided to dispose of general waste, construction waste, cardboard, green waste and scrap metal. The site now also accepts waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) including fridges, freezers, fluorescent light bulbs, televisions and monitors for recycling purposes.
Liquid paint cannot be disposed of at this site.
Gas bottles and canisters used for camping and barbeques, together with household fire extinguishers can be recycled at this site. Commercial, acetylene, industrial size cylinders and large CO2 cylinders will NOT be accepted.
Assistance is normally available as the site is attended (however not during coronavirus pandemic). Enquiries about services at this site should be referred to Viridor Waste Management as detailed below. If you would like general information on recycling in South Lanarkshire, please contact 0303 123 1020 (local rate call).
Vans or cars with trailersStandard-sized vans and single-axle trailers now permitted 7 days a week (vans up to and including small transit size, this does not include long wheel base vans)
Health and safetyThere is no pedestrian access to this recycling centre and children/pets should remain in vehicles at all times. Smoking is not permitted on site.
Commercial wasteTrade waste (via tipping vouchers) on Tuesdays and Thursdays only (charges apply)
Phone0141 781 9151
Email customerservicesscotland@viridor.co.uk
Web address https://www.viridor-waste.co.uk
AreaHamilton