Barr Environmental Supporting East Ayrshire Council with Recycling Arrangements

Posted: 05.04.18

Barr Environmental will be assisting and supporting East Ayrshire Council in the coming weeks with temporary recycling arrangements as essential works are carried out at their Western Road Recycling Centre in Kilmarnock.

Western Road will be closing for essential works on Sunday 8th April 2018 at 17:50 for a period of 7 weeks. Alternative arrangements to recycle and dispose of waste if you are a resident of East Ayrshire during this 7-week closure period will see Barr Environmental support East Ayrshire Council by opening its:

Southhook Waste Transfer Centre, Southhook Road, Kilmarnock, KA1 2NN on a Sunday only with effect from Sunday 15 April 2018 8:00 to 18:00. This site will accept general waste (green bin waste), wood and garden waste. Vans and trailers by appointment booked directly through East Ayrshire Council.

Garlaff Resource and Recycling Centre, Skares Road, Skares near Cumnock, KA18 2RB on extended hours seven days a week from Monday 9 April 2018 from 08:00 to 18:00.

Barr Environmental Recycling Facilities for East Ayrshire Council during Western Road temp. closure

In addition, East Ayrshire Council are offering households in the KA1, KA2, KA3 and KA4 postcode areas (Stewarton Valley, Irvine Valley and Kilmarnock) the ability to present up to 3 additional black bags of residual waste as part of their general waste kerbside collection arrangements, during the Western Road closure period.

The East Ayrshire Council Western Road helpline is available on 01563-554-033 which will be operational 7 days a week, during office hours throughout this time.

An East Ayrshire Council information leaflet on all recycling arrangements during this time can be accessed here. You can also visit East Ayrshire Council’s website directly here –