Business waste collections

Charges to collect waste and recycling from businesses in East Renfrewshire.

Before you start

Free recycling collection

Businesses that produce more than 500 litres of general waste per week are entitled to free recycling collection.

If you wish to get rid of your own commercial recycling via our Barrhead Civic Amenity Site please Icon for pdf register with SEPA as a waste carrier [59.94KB] and email the completed form to the Business Waste team.

All customers can use our Commercial Waste Recycling Centre free of charge. It's located at the Barrhead Household Waste and Recycling Centre.

Special commercial uplifts

A special uplift charge will be payable for any additional uplift to a trade customer. To arrange this, email business.waste@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk.

Contaminated recycling containers

If your container can't be collected due to contamination, a special uplift charge will be payable for any additional uplift to a trade customer. To arrange this, email business.waste@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk.

Business Waste Refuse Collection Charges

Container uplift charges (weekly)
Container

Charge
2021/22
(till 31/3/22)

Charge
2022/23
(from 1/4/22)
Red trade sack£2.88 per sack£2.99 per sack
*Plastic wheeled bin 140 litre£2.88£2.99
Plastic wheeled bin 240 litre£5.70£5.91
*Plastic wheeled bin 360 litre£8.12£8.42
*Steel wheeled container 500 litre£10.60£10.99
Steel wheeled container 660 litre£13.68£14.18
Steel wheeled container 1280 litre£19.95£20.69
Additional Uplift Refuse£25£50


Weekly leasing charges

ContainerCharge
2021/22
(till 31/3/22)
Charge
2022/23
(from 1/4/22)
*Plastic wheeled bin 140 litre 77 pence80 pence
Plastic wheeled bin 240 litre85 pence88 pence
*Steel wheeled container litres 500 litre£2.58£2.68
Steel wheeled container 600 litres£2.58£2.68
Steel wheeled container litres 1280 litre£2.66£2.76


*We no longer lease 140 or 360 litre plastic wheeled bins and 500 litre steel wheeled bins to new customers.

Business Waste recycling charges

Recycling collection charges (fortnightly)
ContainerCharge
2021/22
(till 31/3/22)
Charge
2022/23
(from 1/4/22)
Paper recycling sack£2.30 £2.39
Glass and cans recycling box£2.30 £2.39
Plastics recycling bag£2.30 £2.39
Plastics, glass and cans bin 240 litre £4.20 £4.36
Paper and cardboard bin 240 litre £4.20 £4.36
*Food waste bin 240 litre £5.70 weekly*£5.91 weekly*
Contaminated Recycling Bin Uplift Charge£27.50£50

 

How to request

Icon for pdf Download a Duty of Care agreement [63.23KB].

Icon for pdf Download a Direct Debit mandate [149.96KB].

After you've filled out the above documents, post these to the address provided within the Direct Debit mandate.

Last modified on 16 June 2022