Customers please note:
We are currently experiencing a backlog of
special uplifts due to high demand and the implementation of the
new waste service. General waste special uplifts have a
delay of approximately three weeks and fridges, other white goods
and scrap metal uplifts have a delay of approximately five weeks.
You can take your waste to our recycling and waste facility in
Bishopbriggs. Details of opening hours and
facilities available are here.
We are working to reduce the backlog and expect to catch up and
return to normal operation within two weeks.
A special uplift service is available for large items you wish to
dispose of. Some of these items may be collected free of charge,
however a charge does apply for the uplift of certain
The uplift of household items which are free are:
- general household items such as chairs, sofas, beds, carpet,
free standing wardrobes, display cabinets etc. However large
quantities will be chargeable.
- white household goods - washing machines, cookers, fridges,
tumble dryers and household electrical or electronic items such as
vacuums, TVs, and PC monitors will be uplifted by a separate
vehicle as these items are no longer accepted at landfill and are
sent for recycling.
- garden waste - is collected fortnightly, however if you have
excessive amounts which will not fit into the green bin such as
tree cuttings and branches, to ensure that they are uplifted free
of charge, please tie them in bundles not exceeding four feet in
length so that they may be uplifted by an operative. However, large
quantities will be chargeable.
Please be advised that only items specified by the householder
will be uplifted.
A minimum charge of £51.69 (including VAT) will continue to be
applied to the collection of the following items:
- garden or building material - generally includes garden rubble,
soil, paving slabs, rubble or spoil from demolished buildings and
large quantities of unmanageable garden material.
- outbuildings - demolished garages, garden huts or sheds,
fencing, large play houses, roof slates etc. If any of these items
contain asbestos the householder will be notified and advised that
this is hazardous waste, which we cannot collect.
- DIY excess - bathroom suites, windows, kitchen units,
dismantled built-in furniture and excess tradesman waste.
The following charges will apply for larger quantities of
material which require the service to be on site for the following
periods of time:-
0 - 15 minutes - free of charge (please note that this only
applies to moveable household items).
15 minutes - £ 51.69 (including VAT).
30 minutes - £ 68.93 (including VAT)
45 minutes - £ 103.38 (including VAT)
1 hour - £ 137.86 (including VAT)
The uplift of chargeable items will be subject to an inspector
advising you of the cost to remove the material in this category.
If you are not at home an estimate will be left which will detail
the charge and methods of payment. If you wish to continue, the
uplift will be carried out within 10 days following receipt of the
To arrange a special uplift of household waste telephone 0300
123 4510 or click the button below.