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Food Waste

West Lothian Council has introduced weekly food waste collections. Information can be found here on your collection day and why we recycle food waste.

Food Waste
Food Waste

Food Waste Collection 

If you are offered a food waste service, it will be collected on the same day as your blue and grey bins. On your day of collection, please place your caddy on the kerbside with the lid closed by 7am Monday to Friday.


What can I put in my food waste caddy?

What can go in your food waste caddy?

Did you know?

Scots are throwing away around £490 million worth of food and drink each year due to it 'not being used in time? Much of this food could have been frozen and used at a later date.

The Love Food Hate Waste Campaign is highlighting how freezing is a very effective way of minimising food waste while at the same time helping to tackle the stigma and uncertainty around frozen food.

Please see video links below for freezing tips:

For more information on reducing food waste, please follow the link below: