Using a Recycling Centre for Trade Waste
Many of our recycling sites allow traders to dispose of limited amounts of business waste, as long as they have relevant permits.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - For the safety of yourself and others at recycling centres, bins and waste should not be tipped from the back of a vans. Bins should also not be taken up any stairs. This is to prevent users falling off vehicles, into skips or down the stairs.
How do I gain a trade waste permit?
If you are a trader, you will have to pre-purchase a permit from Operational Services, Deans Depot, Nairn Road, Deans Ind Estate, Livingston EH54 8AY.
These can be purchased from 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am - 4pm on Friday.
How much does a trade waste permit cost?
The Trade Waste permits costs £85.00 (including VAT) for each visit (disposing of waste up to 500kg).
When can I dispose of trade waste at recycling centres?
|October to May||June to September|
Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm
Please note last entry is at 4.45pm
|Monday - Sunday 9am - 7pm|
Please note last entry is at 6.45pm
Please Note: Vehicles are limited to 3.5 tonnes. gross vehicle weight.