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  • Wasp control
    • Wasps

      West Lothian Council provides a comprehensive service to deal with wasp infestations.

  • Waste collection
    • Bin collection updates

      Information on disruptions to bin collections can be viewed here.

    • Check Bin Collection Dates

      You can check your collection days for your grey, blue, brown and food waste bins using the information provided.

    • Commercial Waste Information

      West Lothian Council runs a frequent service to collect refuse, recycling and cardboard from commercial premises throughout the area.

    • Domestic Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis.

    • Food Waste

      West Lothian Council has introduced weekly food waste collections. Information can be found here on your collection day and why we recycle food waste.

    • New slim bins for West Lothian

      West Lothian Council is set to become the latest Scottish local authority to replace existing landfill (grey) bins with new slim bins.

    • Recycling and Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse and commercial refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis, as well as providing a wide range of recycling facilities throughout.

    • Report a Missed Bin Collection

      If your bin was not emptied as expected, you can report it online.

    • Request a Blue Bin, Brown Bin or Food Waste Caddy

      Use the form below to submit your request for an additional, larger or new blue bin, an additional or new brown bin or an additional or new food waste caddy.

    • Request a Bulky Uplift

      Request a bulky uplift for items of bulky domestic waste.

    • Special Trade Collections

      West Lothian Council runs a service to collect commercial articles that are too large to be placed in your wheeled bin for all commercial properties within West Lothian.

  • Waste disposal
    • Accumulations of Waste and Rubbish

      Services are available to residents and businesses to remove all types of waste. Where waste and material for recycling is not being placed in bins, bins are not put out for collection or bins have been overfilled, rubbish can begin to accumulate in gardens, back yards and other areas.

    • Blackburn Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Blackburn Local Recycling Centre

    • Broxburn Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Broxburn Local Recycling Centre

    • Commercial Waste

      West Lothian Council runs a frequent service to collect refuse, waste paper and cardboard from commercial premises throughout the district.

    • Domestic Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis.

    • Food Waste

      West Lothian Council has introduced weekly food waste collections. Information can be found here on your collection day and why we recycle food waste.

    • Livingston Local Recycling Centre (Deans Depot)

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Livingston Local Recycling Centre in Deans.

    • Oakbank (Livingston) Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Oakbank (Livingston) Local Recycling Centre

    • Recycling and Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse and commercial refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis, as well as providing a wide range of recycling facilities throughout.

    • Request a Blue Bin, Brown Bin or Food Waste Caddy

      Use the form below to submit your request for an additional, larger or new blue bin, an additional or new brown bin or an additional or new food waste caddy.

    • Special Trade Collections

      West Lothian Council runs a service to collect commercial articles that are too large to be placed in your wheeled bin for all commercial properties within West Lothian.

    • Whitburn Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Whitburn Local Recycling Centre

  • Waste local plan
    • Commercial Waste

      West Lothian Council runs a frequent service to collect refuse, waste paper and cardboard from commercial premises throughout the district.

    • Main Issues Report

      The Main Issues Report (MIR) focuses on the key issues that are changing from the West Lothian Local Plan and sets out general proposals for development in the area

  • Waste management
    • Blackburn Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Blackburn Local Recycling Centre

    • Broxburn Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Broxburn Local Recycling Centre

    • Community Waste Awareness

      Information on roadshows and events throughout West Lothian

    • Domestic Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis.

    • Find your Local Recycling Centre

      West Lothian Council provides six Community Recycling Centres where residents can take household items to be recycled or disposed of. Details of the locations and opening hours of recycling centres can be be viewed here.

    • Food Waste

      West Lothian Council has introduced weekly food waste collections. Information can be found here on your collection day and why we recycle food waste.

    • Linlithgow Local Recycling Centre

      Location, opening times and recycling information for Linlithgow Local Recycling Centre

    • Recycling and Waste

      West Lothian Council collects domestic refuse and commercial refuse in all areas of the district on a regular basis, as well as providing a wide range of recycling facilities throughout.

    • Recycling Information

      Recycling means using waste materials to manufacture new products. Materials like cans, glass, paper and textiles are valuable resources that can be used to make new products. Information is contained below on what can be recycled.

    • Request a Bulky Uplift

      Request a bulky uplift for items of bulky domestic waste.

    • Special Trade Collections

      West Lothian Council runs a service to collect commercial articles that are too large to be placed in your wheeled bin for all commercial properties within West Lothian.

    • What goes in my Blue and Brown Bin and Food Waste Caddy

      West Lothian bins are emptied on a four-weekly cycle with the grey bin and blue bin being lifted once a fortnight, brown bin every four weeks and food caddy weekly.

  • Water pollution
    • Water Pollution

      Responsibility for water quality and pollution is shared between West Lothian Council, the Drinking water Quality Regulator and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

  • Weights and measures
  • Workplace training and development
    • Access2Employment

      Access2employment provides West Lothian residents with support and information on finding employment, training and education.

    • Learning and Development / Workforce Management

      West Lothian Council is committed to providing opportunities for all its employees to allow them to develop their skills and learning.

    • StepsN2Work

      Steps N2 work provide a variety of employment and training opportunities for young people aged 16-24 residing within West Lothian.

    • Training for food businesses

      If you run a food business you have a legal duty to ensure that anyone working with food or in a food environment is suitably trained in food safety.