You can recycle household materials at Roughmute Recycling Centre.

From 1 April 2019 drivers of vans, pickups or other commercial types vehicles are not permitted to deposit household waste at the recycling centre without a household waste permit being issued.

Please note, there are restrictions on some items of waste. For advice, please speak to a member of staff at the recycling centre or contact us on 01324 506070.

Opening hours

From 01 April 2019 the opening hours for Roughmute is changing.

Day Opening times
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm*
Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Please note: Last entry to the site is 15 minutes before closing time.

* Between April and September 2019 Roughmute Recycling Centre will be open 8am to 8pm on Fridays only. After September 2019 the site will only be open 8am to 6pm on this day.


Residents only

Recycling Centres are available for use by Falkirk Council residents only. Proof of residency may be required to access the centres (driving license, utility bill etc).

Site layout

This map shows the layout of Roughmute and where you should put your recyclable materials:

Roughmute map

Trade waste

If you are a Small Trader who is based at a residential property or runs your business from a vehicle, you can use our recycling centres by purchasing a Small Traders Tipping Permit.

Permits can be bought at any of ourOne Stop Shop/Advice and Support Hub.

The maximum vehicle size permitted is gross 3.5 tonnes.


Map