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  • Wasp control
    • Wasps

      West Lothian Council provides a comprehensive service to deal with wasp infestations.

  • Waste collection
    • Bin collection updates

      Information on disruptions to bin collections can be viewed here.

    • Book your Bulky Uplift

      Book and pay for your bulky uplift online.

    • Check Bin Collection Dates

      You can check your collection days for your grey, blue, brown and food waste bins using the postcode look up service below.

    • Commercial Waste Information

      The council no longer operate a commercial waste collection service.

    • Domestic Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis.

    • Food Waste

      West Lothian Council offers a weekly food waste collection service. Information on your collection day and why we recycle food waste can be found here.

    • Grey Bins

      Information about your grey bin.

    • Hints and Tips on Recycling

      Information on recycling and how to avoid contamination issues.

    • Recycling and Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse and commercial refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis, as well as providing a wide range of recycling facilities throughout.

    • Report a Missed Bin Collection

      If your bin was not emptied as expected, you can report it online.

    • Request a Blue Bin, Brown Bin or Food Waste Caddy

      Use the form below to submit your request for an additional, larger or new blue bin, an additional or new brown bin or an additional or new food waste caddy.

    • Request a Bulky Uplift

      Request a bulky uplift for items of bulky domestic waste.

  • Waste disposal
    • Accumulations of Waste and Rubbish

      Services are available to residents and businesses to remove all types of waste. Where waste and material for recycling is not being placed in bins, bins are not put out for collection or bins have been overfilled, rubbish can begin to accumulate in gardens, back yards and other areas.

    • Blackburn Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Blackburn Recycling Centre.

    • Book your Bulky Uplift

      Book and pay for your bulky uplift online.

    • Broxburn Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Broxburn Recycling Centre.

    • Commercial Waste

      Information for West Lothian businesses on how to dispose of their waste and recycling.

    • Domestic Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis.

    • Food Waste

      West Lothian Council offers a weekly food waste collection service. Information on your collection day and why we recycle food waste can be found here.

    • Oakbank (Livingston) Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Oakbank (Livingston) Recycling Centre.

    • Recycling and Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse and commercial refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis, as well as providing a wide range of recycling facilities throughout.

    • Request a Blue Bin, Brown Bin or Food Waste Caddy

      Use the form below to submit your request for an additional, larger or new blue bin, an additional or new brown bin or an additional or new food waste caddy.

    • Whitburn Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Waste Recycling Centre.

  • Waste local plan
    • Commercial Waste

      Information for West Lothian businesses on how to dispose of their waste and recycling.

    • Main Issues Report

      The MIR was the first formal stage in producing the West Lothian Local Development Plan. Its primary function was as a discussion document, to focus and stimulate debate. It set out what officers had identified as the key land use planning issues in West Lothian and invited comment on those issues that were changing from the adopted West Lothian Local Plan (2009). The MIR identified a preferred option and a reasonable alternative and was informed by a sound evidence base. It was also important for aligning development planning with the Strategic Environmental Assessment.

  • Waste management
    • Blackburn Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Blackburn Recycling Centre.

    • Blue Bins

      Information about your blue bin.

    • Book your Bulky Uplift

      Book and pay for your bulky uplift online.

    • Broxburn Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Broxburn Recycling Centre.

    • Community Waste Awareness

      Information on roadshows and events throughout West Lothian

    • Domestic Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis.

    • West Lothian Recycling Centres

      West Lothian Council provides five Recycling Centres where residents can take household items to be recycled or disposed of. Details of the locations and opening hours of recycling centres can be be viewed here.

    • Food Waste

      West Lothian Council offers a weekly food waste collection service. Information on your collection day and why we recycle food waste can be found here.

    • Linlithgow Recycling Centre

      Location and opening times for Linlithgow Recycling Centre.

    • Recycling and Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse and commercial refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis, as well as providing a wide range of recycling facilities throughout.

    • Recycling Locator

      Recycling Locator - where to recycle in your local area. Want to be able to quickly find out what and where to recycle in your local area?

    • Request a Bulky Uplift

      Request a bulky uplift for items of bulky domestic waste.

  • Water pollution
    • Water Pollution

      Responsibility for water quality and pollution is shared between West Lothian Council, the Drinking water Quality Regulator and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

  • Weights and measures
  • Workplace training and development
    • Access2Employment

      Access2employment provides West Lothian residents with support and information on finding employment, training and education.

    • Learning and Development

      Information on learning and development opportunities for council employees

    • Training for food businesses

      If you run a food business you have a legal duty to ensure that anyone working with food or in a food environment is suitably trained in food safety.