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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
- we now accept household waste in cars and vans up to 3.5t in weight and vehicles with trailers less than 2.4m long x 1.2m wide.
- there will be a queuing system. A limited number of cars will be allowed inside at a time
- 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 timesOpening hours from 1 April - 30 September:
Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 7pm
Sun: 9am - 6pm

Opening hours from 1 October - 31 March
Mon - Sun: 8am - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Last entry to this site from Monday to Sunday will be 15 minutes before it closes. Residents will be denied access after this time.

The site closes completely for health and safety reasons when skips are being emptied/moved.
Festive closuresThis site will be closed on Christmas Day (Sunday 25 December) and New Year’s Day (Sunday 1 January). Opening times on other days are the same as regular winter opening times.
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 Biffa. 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.
Fridges/freezer MUST be emptied of all food and defrosted
Liquid paint cannot be disposed of at this site unless the left over paint is solidified by either adding a paint hardener or sand/soil.
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.
This site is attended and assistance is normally available on request. Enquiries about services at this site should be referred to Biffa 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 trailers- we now accept household waste in cars and vans up to 3.5t in weight and vehicles with trailers less than 2.4m long x 1.2m wide.
- No tipper vehicles are allowed.
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 accepted 7 days a week (payable to Biffa directly at time of visit)
Waste from charitiesCharities remain able to dispose of recyclable waste including metal, wood, cardboard and textiles (in the textile banks provided). Domestic waste and bulky items from charities is not currently accepted at our sites.
PhoneFor enquiries call 07706347856 during the hours 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
Email SLCHWRCEnquiries@biffa.co.uk
Web address https://www.biffa.co.uk
AreaHamilton