Are you a business operating a waste collection service in the Falkirk area?

Register now with the Council approved Buy With Confidence Scheme and we will promote your services as a trusted Council partner to residents

  • Register now to receive and pay only £100 - discounted fee available until 31.03.24
  • Register now and pay nothing until scheme launches – late summer/early Autumn 2023
  • Register now and benefit from the Council actively promoting your services to council households

For more information on the Buy With Confidence scheme visit Business development & advice - Buy with Confidence.

You can recycle household materials at Kinneil Kerse Recycling Centre.

Drivers of all types vehicles are not permitted to deposit household waste at the recycling centre without a waste permit being issued.

Please note, there are restrictions on some items of waste. For advice, please speak to a member of staff at the recycling centre or contact us:

Our recycling centres have a separate skip for the disposal of waste upholstered domestic seating, which may contain Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPS). New legislation which was introduced in January 2024 requires that we collect waste upholstered domestic seating separately. As such please place the following in the upholstered seating skip:

  • Armchair
  • Armchair (recliner)
  • Chair upholstered (not armchair)
  • Couch – recliner, non-recliner or corner suite
  • Garden furniture (upholstered)
  • Pouffe / Stool (upholstered)
  • Sofa bed / Futon
  • Bean bags

Opening hours

Day Kinneil Roughmute
Monday 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm
Tuesday 10am to 6pm CLOSED
Wednesday 10am to 6pm CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED 10am to 6pm
Friday CLOSED 10am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 6pm 10am to 6pm

Last entry to both sites will be 5:45pm.

We close at 4pm on the 24th and 31st December. Sites will remain closed on the 25th, 26th December and 1st, 2nd January.

We close at 4pm on 24 and 31 December. Sites will remain closed on 25, 26 December and 1, 2 January.

Residents only

Recycling Centres are available for use by Falkirk Council residents only. Proof of residency may be required to access the centres (driving license, utility bill etc).

Site layout

This map shows the layout of Kinneil Kerse and where you should put your recyclable materials:

Map of Kinneil Kerse
  1. Vapes
  1. Paper and card
  2. Plastics, cartons and cans
  3. Mixed glass
  4. Mixed glass
  5. Textile banks (including shoes)
  6. Plasterboard
  7. Soil and rubble
  8. Bicycles
  9. TV's and monitors
  10. Vehicle batteries
  11. Domestic batteries
  12. Light bulbs
  13. Cardboard
  14. White goods
  15. Tyres
  16. Garden waste
  17. Road sweepers (council waste only)
  18. Fridges and freezers
  19. Gas bottles
  20. Mineral oil
  21. Bulky waste (non-recyclable)
  22. Scrap metal
  23. Wood
  24. Black bags (non-recyclable waste)
    (a) All domestic upholstered seating
  25. Walking aids
  26. Small electrical appliances

Trade waste

If you are a Small Trader who is based at a residential property or runs your business from a vehicle, you can only use the recycling centres by purchasing a Small Traders Tipping Permit.

Where to buy permits

Permits can be purchased for trade waste and recycling.

The maximum vehicle size permitted is gross 3.5 tonnes.