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You can recycle a wide range of materials, diverting waste from landfill.

Things that can be recycled at your Household Recycling Centres:


rNo Gas Bottles
rNo Trade Waste
rNo Tyres 

  • You can recycle a wide range of materials, diverting waste from landfill.
  • Throwing away tonnes of waste is bad for our environment and unsustainable.
  • No tyres, plasterboard, oil tanks, hazardous, commercial or trade waste accepted.

Down District Council would like to thank you for your co-operation.

Household Recycling Centres:

Ballykine Household Recycling Centre, Cloonagh Road, Downpatrick and Bann Road, Castlewellan

1 October -  31 March 1 April -  30 September
Saturday                 8.00am - 5.00pm Saturday                       8.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday                  12.00pm - 4.00pm Sunday                         12.00pm  - 4.00pm
Monday                   8.00am - 5.00pm Monday                         8.00am - 7.00pm
Tuesday                 8.00am - 5.00pm  Tuesday                       8.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday           8.00am - 5.00pm Wednesday                 8.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday               8.00am - 5.00pm  Thursday                      8.00am - 7.00pm
Friday                     8.00am - 5.00pm  Friday                            8.00am - 7.00pm




  • Refuse to buy over packaged items.
  • Stop junk mail by visiting or call 0845 703 4599.
  • Get a home compost bin for just £5 from Down District Council.



  • Pass on usable items to family and friends or find a charity to take it (some charities will collect large items that are in good condition).
  • Advertise in papers such as ‘Ads for free’, ‘Buy and sell’, or use websites such as to give away unwanted goods, rather than sending to landfill.


Environmental Services
T: 028 4461 0819

Bann Road Household Recycling Centre
T: 028 4377 2891

Cloonagh Road Household Recycling Centre
028 4483 9884