Seafield Recycling Centre

Seafield Recycling Centre

Seafield Tip is owned and operated by Edinburgh City Council, Seafield Recycling Centre allows you to dispose of the following items here:


  • Garden waste: flowers, plants, garden weeds, grass clippings, hedge trimmings and leaves
  • Bricks, rubble and loose soil
  • Solid wood
  • Laminates
  • Packaging: empty aerosols, aluminium foil, cans, any cardboard, envelopes, food tins and plastic bottles
  • Paper: magazines, newspaper, shredded paper, telephone directories and all other types of white paper
  • Carpet
  • Books, films, music: originals only
  • Textiles and bras: all clothing, paired footwear, handbags and belts
  • Metal
  • Hard plastics: toys, garden furniture and plastic boxes
  • Car batteries
  • Gas bottles which must be empty
  • Light bulbs – only energy savingĀ or fluorescent tubes
  • Large electrical equipment: washing machines, dishwashers and cookers
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Small electrical equipment: irons, hairdryers, IT or telephone equipment, tools and game consoles
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Household batteries
  • Mattresses
  • Paint pots – paint must be dried out by adding sand, sawdust or cat litter until solid
  • Plasterboard
  • Tyres
  • TV and monitors
  • Oil
  • Household waste that cannot be recycled known as non recyclable waste


  • Seafield HWRC, 76 Seafield Road, EH6 7LW
  • 0131 608 1100
  • No Email

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday:
    9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday:
    9am - 5pm
  • Thurstday:
    9am - 6.30pm
  • Friday:
    9am - 5pm
  • Saturday:
    9am - 5pm
  • Sunday:
    9am - 5pm


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