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West Lothian Council provides a range of recycling facilities throughout West Lothian where residents can take household items to be recycled or disposed of.

  • Our Mission Statement

    Our role is to help the residents of West Lothian reduce landfill waste. Our Mission Statement explains why we do what we do and how everyone has a role to play.

  • 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.

  • Home Composting

    Home Composting is a simple way to turn your garden and kitchen waste into a useful soil enhancer for your garden, while at the same time reducing the volume of waste into your household bins.

  • Community Waste Awareness

    Information on roadshows and events throughout West Lothian

  • Waste Education

    The Waste Team can work with your nursery, primary school or secondary school to offer free waste minimisation and recycling information and resources.

  • Recycling on the Go

    Recycle on the Go bins are available at 26 sites across West Lothian including parks, medical centres, partnership centres, community centres and popular public areas. Location of venues can be viewed below.

  • Glass Recycling

    The roll out of a new colour separated glass recycling scheme throughout West Lothian is now underway. You can find details of your nearest glass recycling point below.

  • Reduce and Reuse

    The best way to manage waste is to not produce it at all. Here are some hints and tips to reduce and reuse your waste.

  • Upcoming Events

    Information is detailed below on upcoming reuse and recycling events.