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Bins, recycling and rubbish

Greenhags household waste and recycling centre

Find out the address of Greenhags recycling centre, opening hours and the materials we accept.


Greenhags Household Waste and Recycling Centre
Ayr Road
Newton Mearns
East Renfrewshire
G77 6RY (opens in Google maps)

Tel: 0141 577 3038

Opening times

Greenhags is open 7 days a week, all year round, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Greenhags opening times

Summer1 April - 30 September8am - 7.30pm
Winter1 October - 31 March8am - 5.30pm

What can I recycle at Greenhags?

You can recycle:

  • waste electrical and electronic  equipment (anything with a plug or battery)
  • fluorescent tube and low energy bulbs
  • MDF, chipboard and laminates
  • scrap metal
  • soil and rubble
  • wood
  • car batteries
  • household batteries
  • engine oil
  • garden waste
  • gas bottles/canisters
  • cardboard

You can also recycle everyday items such as paper, glass, cans, plastics food and drinks containers and juice cartons.

You can't recycle food waste at Greenhags.

Proof of residency

Greenhags is for East Renfrewshire residents only. When you visit the site, you must bring proof of where you live. For example, driving license, council tax or utility bill.

Business waste

You must have a permit to bring business waste to Greenhags.

For further information, you can contact the contractor who operates the site on 01294 273748.

Find out more about business waste

Van and trailer loads

Van and trailers containing waste must be booked before you visit the site.

Find out more about van and trailer bookings

Related information

Barrhead household waste and recycling centre

Find your nearest recycling point

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