Commercial garden waste

We currently accept garden waste from businesses at our Waste Transfer Stations located at:

  • Eshiels, Innerleithen Road, Peebles, EH45 8NA
  • Mansfield Road, Hawick, TD9 8AW

These facilities are available Monday to Friday between 9am-12noon.

Cost of disposing commercial garden waste

The current charge is £37 (excluding VAT) per tonne. Charges will be based on cumulative tonnages over each billing period of one month.

Protective clothing and equipment

All personnel using this facility must wear the appropriate personal protective equipment

  • high visibility jacket/vest
  • steel mid-sole and toe capped boots/shoes
  • gloves

Licence required

All businesses using this facility must be in possession of a current waste carriers licence or Registration and a duty of care waste transfer note.

Access to the facilities

No access to this facility will be permitted without the above documents and the correct personal protective equipment.

Private facilities

Disposal facilities are also currently provided by Forth Resource Management at the Pavilion Farm, Melrose.

For charges and operating hours please contact Forth Resource Management at:

  • Head Office, East Fenton, Dirleton, East Lothian, EH39 5AH.
  • Tel 01620 850853.

Thinking of starting up a new business?

If you are thinking of starting up a business in the Scottish Borders, there are a range of services designed to help. New start-up businesses in the Scottish Borders may be able to qualify for financial assistance through the Scottish Borders Business Fund and can access expert advisory support services through Business Gateway.

In addition, there are a number of free to access business development and skills programmes available.