Renfrewshire Council

What you can dispose of at a household waste recycling centre

What waste you can and can't bring to a household waste recycling centre, what to do with coronavirus related waste.

Our recycling centres are open to help you get rid of excess waste that you may have. 

We can accept:

  • Bagged household waste
  • Garden waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Small amounts of rubble
  • White goods
  • TVs
  • computers
  • fridges
  • freezers
  • smaller electrical appliances
  • batteries
  • fluorescent tubes
  • wood

Waste that we can't accept

Unfortunately we can't accept the following:

  • commercial waste
  • DIY and construction waste
  • clinical waste (including Coronavirus or infectious waste and medicines), 
  • Giant Hogweed and Japanese Knotweed
  • non-household chemicals
  • paint
  • tyres

Coronavirus waste

Do not bring waste at any time which has been used when Coronavirus symptoms have been present i.e. used tissues, wipes etc. This should be kept separately, double bagged and left for 72 hours before placing in your household bin.