If you have coronavirus symptoms you should put used tissues in a separate bin bag, tie it securely and leave it for 72 hours before putting it into their wheelie bin.
Household waste and recycling centres
Three household waste and recycling centres reopened 1 June and are operating on a reduced service in response to COVID-19.
Bridge of Don site has reopened.
The Scottish Government has announced a relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions and from 1 June, visiting a Household Waste and Recycling Centre will be a reasonable excuse to leave home. With that in mind, you should only make a trip if your waste cannot be stored safely at home and no alternative disposal options are available.
- The following restrictions are necessary to protect staff and public, adapt to changing circumstances and deliver essential waste service with reduced resources.
- Hazlehead, Bucksburn, Tullos and Bridge of Don sites are open.
- All four sites will operate on normal summer opening hours from 10am to 7.45pm from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 7.45pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The Tullos site is closed on Wednesdays.
- Do not visit if you are self-isolating or have COVID-19 symptoms.
- Remember to stay 2 metres from staff and other visitors.
- Remember to take ID with an address such as a driving licence or bill with you.
- No large vans or trailers.
- One person may leave the vehicle to unload items. Staff won’t be able to help.
- There will be traffic measures in place and queuing restrictions.
- Expect queues, especially in the morning.
Frequently asked questions
More information is available in our frequently asked questions below: