Scottish Borders Recycles

New Waste and Recycling Online Tools for Householders

We will be trialling these new digital tools over the next year, which will help you stay informed about collections and recycling information.


Enter your postcode to:

  • view your collection calendar.
  • add your collection calendar to your electronic calendar, or download a copy.
  • sign up for collection day reminders via email.
  • sign up for service alert notifications via email, for updates and disruptions to collections e.g. due to bad weather.
  • Download the app to get notifications direct to your device

Correct Bin

Search by item to help you put items in the right bin


Play the waste sorting game and test your recycling skills

You can also view a list of what goes in each bin.

Collections on public holidays

Collections may change due to public holidays at Christmas and New Year, details of any changes will be provided in advance.

There will be no changes to collections on other public holidays throughout the year.


As with any new system we may experience some teething problems. If any of your household or collection day information does not appear as you expected, please can you let us know using this enquiry form, selecting the ‘Online tools/app’ option.