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Household waste

There are a number of options available for householders to deal with waste.

  • Household waste and recycling collection
    We collect waste from households across the region.
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  • logo of elephant - remember to recycle Household Waste Recycling Centres and Points
    Household Waste Recycling Centres and Points are available at various locations across the region allowing householders to sort household waste items. In Dumfries and Galloway there are 11 Household Waste Recycling Centres and over 40 Recycling Points.
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  • Image of couch for Bulky Uplift page. Bulky uplifts of household waste
    You can pay to have larger items collected if they will not fit in your household bin. The Council's bulky uplift service allows householders to dispose of items such as sofas, tables, beds, bathroom suites, garage doors, bicycles and mattresses.
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  • White goods uplifts
    You can pay for us to collect and dispose of white goods such as fridges, freezers and washing machines. It costs £36.23 for us to collect up to 3 items.
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  • Reusing Clothes and Furniture Reuse Household Waste
    Preventing waste by reusing items is a good way to save resources and help the environment. Reuse extends the life of items and can include donating to charity shops, recharging batteries and reusing shopping bags.
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  • Compost Bin for Waste Reduction Reduce Household Waste
    Reducing the amount of waste we produce is the most efficient way to deal with our waste and helps the environment. Reducing your waste helps to save energy, reduces the risk of climate change and the need for landfill.
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Contact Details


Waste Management

Militia House
English Street

Tel: 030 33 33 3000

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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