Recycling and waste

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Recycling and Waste

How are we doing?
In 2013 Fife recycled over 56% of its household waste. This means that Fife is still one of the best performing councils for recycling in Scotland. 

However there is still more to do. Scotland has a new challenging recycling target of 70% by 2025.

Household Waste

There are many ways you can recycle household waste. Find out more about:  

New four bin service
As part of our drive to improve recycling we are issuing a new 4 bin service to the majority of Fife over the coming years.  In August 2014 parts of Kirkcaldy, Kinghorn and the surrounding area will move across to the new 4 bin service.  Find out more here.

Rural Recycling Service
A new waste collection service was introduced to rural properties in June 2013.  Find out more here.

What else can I do?
Recycling is just one way that you can help the environment and reduce the amount of waste we send to landfill:

Commercial Waste
Fife Council also operates a commercial waste and recycling service. Find out more here.



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