Commercial access to recycling centres

The community recycling centre permit is a pay as you tip service, enabling businesses to purchase permit tickets relevant to the waste type and load size they wish to deposit.

All businesses using the permit service with a trailer or large van should use our free online booking form to book a time slot.

Permits available

  • recycling
  • recycling and general waste
  • charity disposing of donated household goods
  • electrical household clearance

For more information on what is accepted in our permits read our FAQs.

Applying for a permit

We welcome businesses joining our trade permit service which offers flexibility to traders. Before proceeding to the application, please ensure you have:

Terms and conditions and FAQs

Please read the trade waste terms and conditions and trade access permit FAQs before applying.

The permit scheme will enable businesses to access our CRCs to deposit waste.

  • for large quantities of garden waste weighbridge facilities are available at Peebles (Eshiels) and Hawick waste transfer stations
  • for large quantities of waste to landfill weighbridge facilities are available at Peebles (Eshiels) and Hawick waste transfer stations and Easter Langlee
  • Selkirk will only accept a small load size

We also offer a kerbside collection service for commercial waste.

Apply for a permit