What is provided?
Free food waste bags are available from 65 collection points across Fife. See the table below to find collection points in your area. Householders can collect up to three free rolls of food waste bags every 12 months.
|Area||Free food waste bag collection points|
|North East Fife Area||Anstruther Customer Service point, |
Waid Community Campus
|Newburgh Library and Heritage Centre|
|Auchtermuchty Community Centre||Newport-on-Tay Library and Heritage Centre|
|Cupar Customer Service Centre||Pittenweem Recycling Centre¹|
|Cupar Recycling Centre¹||St Andrews Library|
|Ladybank Recycling Centre¹||St Andrews Recycling Centre¹|
|East Fife Mobile Library||Tayport Library|
|Levenmouth Area||Buckhaven Library||Methil Recycling Centre¹|
|Coaltown of Wemyss Village Corner Shop||Sandy Brae Community Centre, Kennoway|
|Largo Library and Community Hub||The Centre, Leven|
|Leven Library and Customer Service Centre||Windygates Post Office|
|Methil Customer Service Centre|
|Glenrothes Area||Collydean Neighbourhood Centre||Jubilee Centre|
|Glenrothes Customer Service Centre||Lomond Centre|
|Glenrothes Recycling Centre¹||Markinch Rail Station|
|Glenwood Community Use School|
|Kirkcaldy Area||Balwearie Community Use School, Kirkcaldy||Kirkcaldy Customer Service Centre (Town House)|
|Changeworks, Burntisland||Kirkcaldy Recycling Centre¹|
|Dysart Primary School (9:30-2:30)||Sinclairtown Primary School (9:30-2:30)|
|Greener Kirkcaldy||Templehall Community Centre, Kirkcaldy|
|Kinghorn Community Centre||Windmill Customer Service Point, Windmill Community Campus|
|Cowdenbeath Area||Benarty Customer Service Centre||Jenny Lee Library (Lochgelly Centre)|
|Corrie Centre (Cardenden)||Kelty Community Centre|
|Cowdenbeath Library||Lochgelly Recycling Centre¹|
|Cowdenbeath Recycling Centre¹||Maxwell Centre, Cowdenbeath|
|Crossgates Community Leisure Centre|
|Dunfermline Area||Dell Farquharson Community Centre||Kingseat Community Centre|
|Duloch Leisure Centre||Queen Anne Community Use School|
|Dunfermline Advice Hub||Townhill Community Centre|
|Dunfermline Customer Service Centre (City Chambers)||Tryst Centre|
|Dunfermline Recycling Centre¹|
|South West Fife Area||Aberdour Library||Kincardine Community Centre|
|Camdean Community Centre, Rosyth||North Queensferry Community Centre|
|Dalgety Bay Library||Oakley Community Centre|
|Dalgety Bay Recycling Centre¹||Parkgate Community Leisure Centre, Rosyth|
|Inverkeithing Customer Service Centre||Valleyfield Community Centre|
¹ Please note that pedestrian access at recycling centres is by pre-arranged booking only. Find out how to get safe pedestrian access to our recycling centres.
Can I buy extra food waste bags?
Food waste bags are available at leisure centres in Fife. Food waste bags are available for £1.30 per roll of 25 bags – priced to be cheaper for Fifers than other sources.
|Leisure centres selling food waste bags|
|Beacon Leisure Centre||Cupar Sports Centre||Leven Swimming Pool and Sports Centre|
|Bowhill Swimming Pool||Dalgety Bay Sports and Leisure Centre||Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre|
|Carnegie Leisure Centre||East Sands Leisure Centre||Pitraevie Athletics Centre|
|Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre||Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre||Waterstone Crook Sports Centre|
Is there anything else I can do to wrap food waste?
Yes. You can use newspaper to wrap your food waste or put food into the brown bin loose, especially dry foods such as bread.
You can buy food waste bags not provided by Fife Council. These can be used in our system provided you see the compostable symbol. This will ensure that the bags will compost in our Anaerobic Digestion Plant and create compost. Most 7-litre compostable bags fit into the food waste caddies provided by Fife Council. The bags purchased for Fife Council are 200mm (bottom) x 390mm (top) x 360mm (length).