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Beattock Household Waste Recycling Centre

You can take household waste to the recycling centre in Beattock which is operated by Shanks Dumfries and Galloway Ltd. Commercial waste isn't accepted at this centre.

Follow the safety guidelines advertised on site to ensure you, other centre users and staff are safe during your visit. Think about the best way to safely transport or handle your waste before your visit and always wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

What we'll accept

  • Cardboard and books
  • Paper
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Electrical appliances
  • Televisions and monitors
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Household batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs
  • Paint
  • Green waste
  • Soil and rubble
  • Wood
  • Textiles, clothing and shoes
  • Metal cans, tins and clean aluminium foil
  • Scrap metal
  • Car batteries
  • Waste engine oil
  • Gas bottles
  • Non-recyclable waste
  • Asbestos (call 01387 750911 if you want to bring asbestos to this centre)

Alternative options

There may be other recycling centres near you that accept different items or are open at different times. You can also use our address search to find household waste recycling points, there are lots of these across the region and they might be a useful alternative.

You might also want to consider:

Enquiries and feedback

You can also email or call 030 33 33 3000.


Beattock HWRC

Old Station Yard


DG10 9QU

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Opening hours

Monday - Noon to 4pm
Tuesday - Noon to 4pm
Wednesday - Noon to 4pm
Thursday - Noon to 4pm 
Friday - Noon to 4pm
Saturday - Noon to 4pm
Sunday - Noon to 4pm

Make sure you've got time to unload your vehicle and leave before the site closes. The gate is closed and monitored 15 minutes before closing time and entry will be controlled during this time. You'll only be allowed access from 3.45pm if you're able to unload and leave by 4pm.

The centre may sometimes be closed temporarily so that skips can be emptied or removed, staff would appreciate your patience during these times.

Page last updated: 01/03/2018
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