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Recycling centres

We have four centres you can use for recycling household waste. They are all free to use. Please note, we cannot accept commercial waste.

  • Alexandra Park Avenue - 180 Alexandra Park Avenue, BT15 3GJ
  • Blackstaff Way - 1 Blackstaff Way, BT11 9DT
  • Ormeau - 6 Park Road, BT7 2FX
  • Palmerston Road - 2-4 Palmerston Road, BT4 1QA

Blackstaff Way - limited access due to roadworks

Due to roadworks on Kennedy Way, there will be limited access to Blackstaff Way recycling centre from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 April.

Opening hours

   1 April - 30 September
 Monday  8.30am to 5.30pm
 Tuesday  8.30am to 5.30pm
 Wednesday  8.30am to 8.00pm
 Thursday  8.30am to 5.30pm
 Friday  8.30am to 5.30pm
 Saturday  9.00am to 5.00pm
 Sunday  12noon to 5.00pm

What can I bring to the recycling centre?

There may be restrictions on the amount of items or materials we can accept. If you have a large amount of a particular type of waste to recycle, please contact us before traveling to the centre or ask a member of site staff.

Aerosols Aluminium foil (clean) Batteries (household and car)
Beverage cartons Camping gas bottles Cans (steel and aluminium)
Cardboard CDs and books (for reuse) Chemicals and pesticides
Cooking oil Engine oil Electrical goods (small)
Fire extinguishers Fluorescent tubes Garden waste
Gas bottles Glass bottles and jars Hard plastics
Ink cartridges
Mobile phones
Paints and varnishes
Paper Plasterboard Plastic bottles
Scrap metal Spectacles  Textiles
Timber Tools TVs and monitors
Tyres Walking aids White goods (inc. fridges)

Disabled access

All our recycling centres have a split-level design, making it easy for people to dispose of waste without having to use steps. 

Alexandra Park, Blackstaff Way and Palmerston Road also have lower-level areas for recycling glass, cans, plastic bottles, Tetra Pak and textiles.

Contact us
Waste management
0800 032 8100
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BP