Sanquhar Household Waste Recycling Centre

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

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 - find out how to prepare paint for disposal
  • 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 recycling.centres@dumgal.gov.uk or call 030 33 33 3000.

Address

Sanquhar HWRC

St Mary's Street

Sanquhar

DG4 6ES

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Opening hours

Monday - 10am to 6pm
Tuesday - 10am to 6pm
Wednesday - 10am to 6pm
Thursday - 10am to 6pm
Friday - 10am to 6pm
Saturday - 10am to 6pm
Sunday - 10am to 6pm


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 5.45pm if you're able to unload and leave by 6pm.


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: 02/05/2018
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