Commercial Recycling Collections

Commercial Recycling Collections
21 August 2020

From Monday 24 August, commercial recycling and cardboard collections will resume.

As previously, cardboard will be collected in a two-weekly schedule, with East Mainland business beginning on Monday 24 August and West Mainland businesses collection beginning on 31 August.

Dry recyclables will be collected on the same basis as household collections with one material collected per week.

Collections will be as follows:

  • Week beginning 24 August – plastic bottles
  • Week beginning 31 August – tins, cans and metals
  • Week beginning 7 September – paper and thin card.

Bins should be out before 8 am on usual collection days at the agreed collection point.

If businesses have any enquiries please call 01856 873535 extension 2320 or email

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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