Trade Access to Waste Transfer Stations

Registering and using a waste transfer station

Important notice for traders 

There is new guidance for the storage and disposal of upholstered furniture which includes sofas, chairs and beanbags. Please visit our guidance page for more information relating specifically to traders

From 15th July 2024 we are no longer able to accept upholstered domestic seating from traders at Eshiels and Hawick waste transfer stations. Visit this webpage for information on how traders can alternatively dispose of their upholstered domestic seating

There are 3 waste transfer stations that you can take your waste to:

  • Innerleithen Road, Eshiels, Peebles, EH45 8NA
  • Langshaw Road, Easter Langlee, Galashiels, TD1 2NT
  • Mansfield Road, Hawick, TD9 8AW

Waste transfer station charges  depend on the amount and type of waste you deposit.  You can find more information  about our waste transfer stations.  

Register to use a waste transfer station

To use our facilities you'll need to register  at least one week before your first visit.  As part of the registration you'll need to;

Using our facilities

To access our waste transfer stations you'll need to bring your duty of care/waste transfer note.  You'll also need to wear the appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) which includes:

  • Gloves – BSEN 338
  • High vis vest – EN204 712013 Class 2
  • Boots with protective toe cap and midsole – ENISO 20345

At Easter Langlee, you must also wear:

  • Hard hat – EN397  EN12899 1
  • Safety goggles – EN166 1B


Trade Waste

Address: Trade Waste
Neighbourhood Services
Council Headquarters
Newtown St Boswells

Telephone: 0300 100 1800