You can recycle household materials at Kinneil Kerse Recycling Centre.

Drivers of vans, pickups or other commercial types vehicles are not permitted to deposit household waste at the recycling centre without a household waste permit being issued.

Please note, there are restrictions on some items of waste. For advice, please speak to a member of staff at the recycling centre or contact us on 01324 506070.

Opening hours

Day Kinneil Roughmute
Monday 8am to 6pm 8am to 6pm
Tuesday 8am to 6pm CLOSED
Wednesday 8am to 6pm CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED 8am to 6pm
Friday CLOSED 8am to 6pm
Saturday 8am to 6pm 8am to 6pm
Sunday 8am to 6pm 8am to 6pm

Last entry to both sites will be 5:45pm.

Residents only

Recycling Centres are available for use by Falkirk Council residents only. Proof of residency may be required to access the centres (driving license, utility bill etc).

Site layout

This map shows the layout of Kinneil Kerse and where you should put your recyclable materials:

Map of Kinneil Kerse
  1. Paper
  2. Plastics cartons and cans
  3. Glass
  4. Glass
  5. Textiles (including shoes)
  6. Tyres
  7. Plaster board
  8. Carpets
  9. Bikes
  10. TV's and monitors
  11. Vehicle batteries
  12. Domestic batteries
  13. Light bulbs
  14. Cardboard
  15. White goods
  16. Soil and rubble
  17. Garden waste
  18. Road sweepers (council use only)
  19. Fridges and freezers
  20. Gas bottles
  21. Mineral oil
  22. Bulky furniture
  23. Scrap metal
  24. Wood
  25. Landfill (non recyclable waste, such as paint tins)
  26. IT equipment and walking aids
  27. Small electrical appliances

Trade waste

From 1 June 2020, if you are a Small Trader who is based at a residential property or runs your business from a vehicle, you can only use Kinneil Kerse recycling centre by purchasing a Small Traders Tipping Permit.

Where to buy permits

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the purchase of permits is temporarily unavailable from any of our Advice and Support Hubs. Permits are available to purchase at Kinneil Recycling Centre only.

The maximum vehicle size permitted is gross 3.5 tonnes.