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Hazardous Waste

Sorting Tricky Waste Safely and Securely.

At Barr, we don’t shy away from the difficult stuff.

We provide a comprehensive hazardous waste disposal service dealing with material such as asbestos, Japanese knotweed, batteries, used oil, and waste electrical equipment (WEEE).

We are here to help.

If you are at all unsure about how to dispose of certain waste please consult our handy list below or get in touch.


  • Batteries, oils & electrical equipment
  • Asbestos
  • Japanese Knotweed

Batteries, oils & electrical equipment

Barr can accept hazardous wastes, such as unwanted household and motor vehicle batteries, motor oil, cooking oil, and electrical equipment such as televisions, fridge-freezers and computers.

Our civic amenity facilities at Garlaff and Heathfield are more than a match for these types of materials.

(Please note that we can only accept these wastes from domestic premises.)


Breathe easy.

Barr has the most significant capability and capacity to handle asbestos waste in Scotland.

Our ADR certified drivers operate a fleet of vehicles and specialised skips for the safe carriage of fibrous and cement-bonded asbestos to our PPC compliant disposal sites and we can also provide all regulatory paperwork required by SEPA.

Japanese Knotweed

Knot on our watch.

Barr has a depth of experience in managing the disposal of Japanese Knotweed.

Please contact us to discuss your specific hazardous waste requirements.



Contact Us


Our dedicated Skip Hire team are available on FREEFONE 0800 848 8181 or submit an online enquiry.

At Barr Environmental we are one of Scotland’s leading waste management companies, operating a variety of high quality waste treatment, recycling and residual disposal facilities throughout the west and south west of Scotland. We understand the importance of managing waste in an efficient and compliant. We support our customers by providing a fully integrated service from collecting and treating waste through to recycling and, if required, diverting to landfill.

At Barr we would be delighted to speak to you about your needs, call us on 01290 700 800 to speak to our experienced team who will be pleased to assist you with our Environmental services.

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