Bins and recycling

Recycling Centres

In North Down you can recycle household waste at the following sites:

Balloo Recycling Centre
Balloo Avenue, Bangor, BT19 7QY
Holywood Recycling Centre
Sullivan Close, Holywood, BT18 9JF

Opening hours

Winter (1 Oct - 31 March)
8.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Summer (1 April - 30 September)
8.00am - 8.00pm Monday to Friday
9.00am - 6.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Vehicles will NOT be able to enter the facility within 10 minutes of closing time.

For Health and Safety reasons, there may be times when these facilities must temporarily close for servicing of skips. This is unavoidable and we ask for your understanding in this matter.  Closing times may vary over holiday periods.  Please see the Council’s website or Recycling Centre signage for details.

What can I recycle at these centres?

We recommend you download our Recycling Collection Guide for full information on what you can recycle at these centres.

Further information

If you require more advice please call the Waste Helpline on 0845 111 3334

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