Waste management

Integrated and comprehensive waste treatment

Barr Environmental is a dedicated waste management company providing collection, transport, recycling and disposal services to the public and private sectors in the south west of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Barr Environmental is recognised as being one of the most integrated waste management providers in Scotland.

Our waste management services comprise of a fleet of refuse collection vehicles, skip hire, specialised materials recover processes, and fully licensed disposal facilities – meaning that we can provide our clients with total lifecycle solutions to their waste problems.

Full legislative compliance, highly competent personnel, and modern facilities provide customer peace of mind, whilst ensuring recycling rates are achieved and regulatory requirements are met.

We provide waste management services from locations across Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire and are recognised as being one of the most integrated waste management providers in Scotland.

Civic Amenity and Recycling

We operate civic amenity and recycling centres in South Ayrshire , East Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire. These are located in Heathfield, Ayr, South Ayrshire, at Garlaff, Cumnock, East Ayrshire and at Auchencarroch, Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire. Barr Environmental also operates a waste transfer centre at Southhook, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.


Barr Environmental has a significant landfill void from its two prime landfill sites located at Garlaff, Cumnock, East Ayrshire and at Auchencarroch, Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire.  As well as operating these sites with strong landfill capacity we have also located our recycling and waste treatment facilities on the same site to ensure a clear and integrated approach is taken by Barr Environmental for our customers in waste management.

Skip Hire

Barr Environmental provides a range of skip hire services in the Ayrshire and Dunbartonshire areas for commercial, industrial and domestic uses. Sizes range from 8 to 40 yard skips with full delivery and collection service. Both covered and uncovered skips can be provided from our bases across South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire.

Integrated Waste Management Services

Barr Environmental offers integrated solutions to meet industry-specific requirements, ensuring cost-effective service delivery coupled with full compliance.

  • Commercial and Retail
  • Construction
  • Hospital & Catering
  • Healthcare & Veterinary
  • Local Authorities

Barr Environmental can provide colour-coded and labelled internal waste collection bins for use in offices, kitchens, etc., to facilitate easy source-segregation of different recyclable materials. The individual bags mean that all wastes can be collected in a single skip or collection vehicle, presenting a substantial cost-saving without compromising on recycling efficiency.

Download our ‘Meeting the Waste Scotland Regulations‘ document to learn more or phone us at 01290 700 800.

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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