Opening hours

Day Spring / Summer
1 April - 30 September
Autumn / Winter
1 October - 31 March
Monday 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 12noon - 7pm 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm
Thursday 12noon - 7pm 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed Closed
Last entry is 10 minutes before closing time.

Opening hours may vary for holiday periods.

Holiday opening hours

Date Opening hours
Thursday 11th July 2024 10am to 5pm
Friday 12th July 2024 Closed
Saturday 13th July 2024 Closed
Monday 15th July 2024 9am to 3pm

Items accepted

  • Aerosols
  • Batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Cartons
    Carryduff only
  • Car Tyres
    Carryduff and Drumlough only
  • Cooking oil - Max 10L
    The Cutts and Carryduff only
  • Electrical
  • Engine oil - Max 10L
    Carryduff and Drumlough only
  • Food Waste
  • Garden Waste
  • Gas canisters
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Hand Tools
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Household metal packaging
  • Miscellaneous
  • Non-recyclable glass
  • Non-recyclable household waste
  • Non-recyclable paper
  • Non-recyclable plastics
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Plasterboard
    The Cutts and Carryduff only
  • Plastic pots, tubs, trays and bottles
  • Scrap metals
  • Textiles
  • Wood and timber

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Visiting the recycling centre

Before your visit

  • access to the recycling centres is restricted to Lisburn and Castlereagh residents only
  • please have your photographic ID with proof of address available for inspection on arrival. If your photographic ID does not show your address you should also bring a recent utility bill
  • separate and sort your waste by type at home. It will help save time and reduce queues at busy times
  • choose the recycling centre closest to your home and check the opening hours before you leave
  • domestic heating oil tanks are no longer accepted at our facilities and we will not accept this waste for collection through our bulky collection service. Householders are advised to contact a specialist contractor who is authorised and licensed to collect, store and dispose of the tanks
  • if you have tested positive or have COVID-19 symptoms or have had close contact with somebody who is positive, please consult the NI Direct website

During your visit

  • when you arrive, report to a member of site at the Security Kiosk. Please follow directions from staff and dispose of your waste in the containers indicated
  • ask an attendant if you are unsure about any materials you wish to recycle or need assistance with handling your waste
  • recyclable materials cannot be disposed of in general waste skips, only non-recyclable materials can be disposed of in these skips
  • all users must adhere to rules and signage
  • scavenging of waste is not permitted at any time
  • climbing on containers or barriers is strictly prohibited
  • respect our staff, we will not tolerate any unacceptable behaviour. CCTV and/or body cameras will be in operation
  • please be aware of other road users, if sites are busy try to call back at a different time.
  • all household waste should be bagged
  • garden waste should be loose
  • recyclable materials, such as cardboard should all be separated and not bagged
  • Wheelie bins cannot be directly emptied into a skip or container
  • To protect the safety of our residents we cannot allow anyone to walk to the facility
  • children and pets must remain in the vehicles at all times
  • if you have tested positive or have COVID-19 symptoms or have had close contact with somebody who is positive, please consult the NI Direct website

For further information phone 028 9244 7300 or email recycling@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk