Where to recycle
please don't throw away anything that may be useful to others - either sell it on an auction website, donate it to a charity shop or try Glasgow Freeshare or you could try the Strathblanefield facebook page (link at top of this page)

Batteries - Tesco in Milngavie (collection bin near the cafe)
Bicycles - Recyke-a-bike in Stirling or Balfron civic amenity site
Books - recycling bin in shcool playground (the school gets money for this).
Cans (eg coke cans) - Your blue box
Car batteries - Balfron or Dawsholm civic amenity site.
Cardboard - Your brown bin
Coat hangers - Tesco in Milngavie (collection bin near the toilets)
Computers and Monitors - Balfron civic amenity site
Electrical Items - Small ones in your blue box, anything bigger, Balfron civic amenity site
Food waste - The special container as part of your blue box collection
Foil (baking foil, foil trays and cat food trays - all must be clean) - Your blue box
Fridges/Freezers - Balfron civic amenity site
Gas bottles - Balfron civic amenity site
Garden waste (not rubbish, big branches, stone or soil) - Your brown bin
Glass bottles/jars - Your blue box
Light Bulbs (low energy ones) - Sainsbury's Drumchapel
Mattresses - Lower Polmaise in Stirling
Metal - Balfron or Dawsholm civic amenity site.
Oil (cooking and engine) - Dawsholm civic amenity site
Paper (all sorts, from newspaper to junk mail and magazines) - Your blue box or in the blue bins at the library
Plastic bottles - Your blue box
Plastic bags - Tesco Milngavie (at the door) - also, not just carrier bags but other plastic bags and plastic wrappers.
Shoes - recycling bin in shcool playground (the school gets money for this).
Tetrapak food and drink cartons - your blue box or Tesco in Milngavie
Textiles/Clothes - recycling bin in shcool playground (the school gets money for this).
Tins (eg baked bean tins) - Your blue box
TV's - Balfron or Dawsholm civic amenity site
Wood - Balfron civic amenity site.