Strathaven Waste and Recycling Centre
|Name||Strathaven Waste and Recycling Centre|
|COVID-19 arrangements||Only 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
- all waste streams are now accepted again following COVID-19 restrictions
|Address||Hamilton Road Industrial Estate|
|Opening times||Opening 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.
|Description||Strathaven civic amenity / recycling centre is a small site in Hamilton Road Industrial Estate off the main Strathaven to Hamilton road is operated by Biffa. It has skips for general waste, construction waste, cardboard, green waste and scrap metal. There are banks for car batteries and used engine oil and facilities for recycling glass bottles and jars, food and drinks cans, paper and textiles. 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.
The 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 safety||There is no pedestrian access to this recycling centre and children/pets should remain in vehicles at all times. Smoking is not permitted on site.|
|Waste from charities||Charities 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.|
|Phone||For enquiries call 07706347856|