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
May Day, Monday 6 May 2024 9am to 3pm
Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 27 May 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