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Doorstep Glass Recycling: A Convenient Solution to Angus’s New Recycling Challenge

In response to the recent changes in Angus’s recycling system, as reported by The Courier on January 9, 2024, Doorstep Glass Recycling is excited to announce the expansion of our services to Angus. Understanding the community’s concerns about the new recycling scheme, which no longer allows kerbside glass recycling, we offer a convenient and eco-friendly […]
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Tayside businesses brand deposit return scheme ‘such a waste’

Tayside businesses have raised concerns over the future of the deposit return scheme after it was delayed to 2025 at the earliest. It had already been pushed back from August 2023 to March 2024, following a ruling from the UK Government that glass bottles cannot be included in it. The scheme would see consumers pay […]
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Scotland Postpones Deposit Return Scheme Implementation, Amidst Growing Concerns

In a recent development, Scotland has announced the postponement of its highly anticipated deposit return scheme, citing emerging concerns and the need for further evaluation. The decision comes after extensive deliberations and evaluations of the scheme’s potential impact on various stakeholders. Let’s delve into the details and understand the reasons behind this significant decision. Scotland’s […]
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Bottle Genies

You may have already heard that The Bottle Genies have sadly closed their doors, and that Doorstep Glass Recycling has stepped in to continue to provide a service for its customers under the same terms and prices.  We’ve spoken to many Bottle Genie customers directly following the announcement on Facebook, and we’re pleased to have welcomed […]
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1000 Free meals

The last few years have been tough for everyone and we are proud, as a community-based business to be able to make a difference to people in need within our local community. “I would like to thank each and every one of our amazing customers. “Without you this would not have been possible and this […]
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Courier Business Awards 2021

It’s official – we’re one step closer to finding out the winners of the Courier Business Awards 2021. The awards received a record-breaking number of entries this year. Now the judges have deliberated and announced the Courier Business Awards 2021 shortlists. Read the full article here
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DGR is a Smash Hit

A SOLICITOR who started a glass recycling business during lockdown is set to expand after its amazing success so far in Dundee. Ryan Russell, from Broughty Ferry, launched the Doorstep Glass Recycling service after waiting in queues at recycling points. The company charges £6 a month to collect unwanted glass and take it for recycling, […]
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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