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Household Waste Recycling Centres

Due to the current Coronavirus situation, all Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed until further notice.

Our Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) and points are for the use of residents of North Ayrshire for disposal of household waste. Please note car batteries can not be accepted at mainland sites. We offer a Commercial Waste and recycling service for businesses.

You can also apply for a household waste tip permit.

Opening times


  • daily: 10am to 4.30pm (last entry, 4.15pm)

Isle of Arran

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 3pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 12 noon
  • Sundays: closed

Last entry, 15 minutes before closing.


Locations are marked on the map below. To view specific information click on a red or yellow dot, clicking the underlined link in the results box.

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC)

Bartonholm HWRC
Sandy Road, Irvine, KA12 8SN
Plan of Bartonholm HWRC (PDF, 261kb)

Brodick HWRC
Market Road, Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8AU
Plan of Brodick HWRC (PDF, 61kb)

Kilbirnie HWRC
Paddockholm Road, Kilbirnie, KA25 7JW
Plan of Kilbirnie HWRC (PDF, 1.8mb)

Largs HWRC
Haylie Brae, Largs, KA24 5LE
Plan of Largs HWRC (PDF, 1.7mb)