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Frustrated with the pile of used glass that we never found time to recycle, we created Doorstep Glass Recycling to make everyone’s life a little easier. Doorstep Glass Recycling provides a service that its simple, convenient and encourages you to recycle.

For just £5 per month, we collect your glass from your doorstep and take it to be recycled, leaving you with an empty 45L box for the start of the next month.

We currently recycle glass in Aberdeenshire, Dundee, Fife, Perthshire and have just launched our Glasgow service.

We collect from all properties (including flats) provided have space to leave their box outside or with unrestricted access during the day.

Our local community is important to us and we are always looking for ways to support people in the areas where we serve, as part of this we pledge to give 10% of all profits to food banks located in the areas we operate.

We have already contributed many donations last year, including 1,000 Christmas meals delivered to those in need, which we plan to expand on this year.

To make it easy for our customers to support local foodbanks we collect and deliver additional donations when uplifting your glass, helping to facilitate increased donations in your community.

Follow us on social media to keep up to date with our work.

Our FAQ's

We save you time taking glass to recycling points, save mess transporting it and we are convenient as glass can be bulky and heavy. We also help to protect the environment by ensuring your glass is recycled. We make recycling glass easy for a low monthly cost.

We will provide you with a 45l box to collect your glass in, this has a lid and can be stored indoors or outside.

Collection will be made every 4 weeks and we will text & email to remind you the night before collections.

We will collect the glass from your doorstep or drive and leave your box to fill up for the next month.

Your glass is taken to be recycled for you, giving the peace of mind that it is not being added to landfill.

Multiple boxes are available at discounted prices.

We use Wham Bam 45 litre recycled plastic boxes. They are extremely strong and come with a secure lid so can be stored outside in all weather if required. Dimensions: 49.00 x 39.50 x 32.00 cm. This equates to approximately 30 wine bottles or 45 beer bottles.

Yes, our waste carrier licence is WCR/R/1197147.

Absolutely, our boxes hold the equivalent of 30 wine bottles so we are perfect for lots of businesses who don’t produce commercial volumes of glass recycling.

You are not in a contract and can cancel your plan at any time and the box is yours to keep.

Currently we pick up across Dundee, Fife, Perthshire, Aberdeenshire & Glasgow. We also collect from many more smaller locations in the surrounding areas.

Bottles and jars of any colour, e.g. wine, beer and spirits and jars such as sauces, jam etc. jars that have contained food should be emptied and rinsed. You can also recycle perfume bottles and toiletries too.

Household product glass such as mirrors, pyrex, drinking glasses and light bulbs cannot be recycled and should be disposed of in general waste.

Please get in touch at info@doorstepglassrecycling.co.uk and we will investigate your issue promptly.

We dispose of the glass we collect at a registered recycling facility via the Binn Group.

It is £15 for the first collection (this includes the cost of your box), after this it is £5 per month.

We prefer to take payment through the secure payment platform on our website but can make exceptions if required.

Kind words from our customers

I am not afraid to say I hate standing the process of taking all the bottles to the recycling point, for a few pounds a month it saves me the hassle and the embarrassment!

John, 55, Dundee

We have a young family and busy jobs and simply do not have the time so for us it is all about convenience.

Rebecca, 36, Broughty Ferry

Both my parents are elderly and the service is perfect for them as they do not get out and about easily.

Grace, 46, Perth

I love the fact the company donate proceeds to charity and encourage recycling at the same time.

Martha, 27, Aberfeldy

We signed up because we live in a flat and have to carry our empties some distance, this saves us a lot of hassle

Fraser, 32, Fife