Lochar Moss Household Waste Recycling Centre

You can take household waste to the recycling centre at Lochar Moss near Dumfries which is operated by Dumfries and Galloway Council. Commercial waste isn't accepted at this centre.

Customer Notice 

Please note that a new traffic and pedestrian system has been put in place at this recycling centre.  Please follow recycling centre staff instructions on site, and use the designated walkways and crossings when walking on site where possible.

What we'll accept

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 recycling.centres@dumgal.gov.uk or call 030 33 33 3000.


Lochar Moss HWRC

Lockerbie Road



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Opening hours

Monday - 8am to 10pm
Tuesday - 8am to 10pm
Wednesday - 8am to 10pm
Thursday - 8am to 10pm
Friday - 8am to 10pm
Saturday - 8am to 10pm
Sunday - 9am to 10pm

Make sure you have time to unload your vehicle and leave before closing time. The gate at this site will be closed and monitored 15 minutes before the centre is due to close, the site operator will control entry to the facility during this time.

You'll only be allowed to access the centre from 9.45pm if you're able to unload and leave by 10pm.

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: 22/01/2020
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