Recycling and waste for residents

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There are many ways you can recycle household waste. Find out more about:

Bin changes

We are changing what to put in your bins. Find out more on our 4 bin service page.

How are we doing?

In 2018 Fife recycled 51% and diverted 58% of its household waste from landfill. However, tthere is still more to do. Scotland has challenging targets of by 2025 recycling 70% and sending 5% to landfill. Fife Council has its own even more ambitious target to put no waste into landfill sites by 2020, provided it’s financially possible.

New Access Policy for Recycling Centres

From 1 January 2018 we are operating a new Household Waste Recycling Centre Access Policy.  We have also implemented measures to control commercial waste disposal at Recycling Centres.  For more information view our Access Policy on our Recycling Centre page.

What else can I do?

Our recycling A to Z provides advice about what to do with a wide range of different products.

Visit our Reduce and Reuse pages to find more ways to reduce and reuse your waste, including furniture reuse charities and composting.

Commercial Waste

Fife Council also operates a commercial waste and recycling service.


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