Service update: Normal waste and recycling bin collections restarted on 1 June, 2020.  Collections will be made in line with the latest bin calendar, which you can also download. 

Waste and recycling services for businesses.

Stirling Council is able to offer an integrated package of Commercial Waste and Recycling services, which will ensure your business is fully compliant with the Waste (Scotland) Regulations

Under the Waste (Scotland) Regulations businesses are required to separate for recycling:
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Tins & Cans
  • Food waste
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastic packaging
Our Commercial Waste and Recycling Team can provide:
  • A tailored waste and recycling service for your business
  • Ongoing support from our team of friendly, local staff with expert knowledge of the city and Stirling area
  • An efficient, economic and reliable waste service
  • A wide range of bins and an alternative option of trade sacks if space within your premises is limited
  • Clear guidance and support on any new legislation
  • A best value collection service (please refer to commercial waste charges)

Services we can provide your businesses:

Mixed paper & cardboard recycling
Yes, please 
No, thanks
Office paper Padded envelopes
Flattened cardboard Any materials with food/oily residue
Paperback books Tissues or tissue paper
Newspapers Polystyrene/Styrofoam
Telephone directories Kitchen towels
Magazines Wet paper/card
Cereal boxes Plastic packaging
Envelopes (inc windows) General waste


Mixed glass recycling service

Yes, please 
No, thanks
Clear, green, blue or amber glass bottles and jars Broken Glass
Food jars (clean) Window Panes
Glass bottles (clean) Perfume bottles
  Drinking Glasses 
  Light Bulbs


Mixed plastic, cans & cartons recycling service

Plastic drinks bolles (PET &HDPE) Cling Film
Plastic cleaning bottle (empty) Plastic carrier bags
Plastic lids (returned to washed & squashed bottle) Cellophane
Plastic food containers e.g. pots, tubs, tray & punnets (clean) Plastic furniture
Food and drink tins/cans (clean) Plastic toys
Aerosol cans Crisp or biscuit packets
Food and drink cartons e.g. Tetra Pak (clean) General waste


Food waste recycling service

Yes, please 
No, thanks
All cooked and uncooked food waste Liquid
Tea bags and coffee grounds Oil
Diary and eggs (including shells) Food in packaging
Bread, cakes, pastries Unrisen dough
Pasta and rice Compostable packaging e.g. Vegware
Meat, fish & bones Disposable plates, bowls or cutlery
Fruit and vegtables (inc peelings) Dead animals


Last updated: Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:44 PM