Balloo Recycling Centre


Balloo Avenue, Bangor, BT19 7QY

What you can recycle

Garden waste, wood and timber, scrap metal, fridges and freezers, large appliances, small appliances, TVs and monitors, portable batteries, car batteries, used engine oil, cooking oil, fluorescent tubes, paint, paint reuse, mixed glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles, mixed paper, food and drink cans, ink cartridges, textiles, books, gas bottles, reuse container, plasterboard, rubble, carpet, mattresses and cardboard.

From 22 August Commercial type vehicles will not be permitted access to Ards and North Down Borough Council Household Recycling Centres.  Full details here

Opening hours
Summer (1 April until 30 September)

Days Hours
Weekdays 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Winter (1 October until 31 March)

Days Hours
Weekdays 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm

The last site user is admitted ten minutes before closing time.

Recycling centres are closed on public holidays. Opening times may also vary during other holiday periods. Please check holiday arrangements before setting out.

Periods following public holidays are likely to be busier than normal therefore delays can be expected.

For health and safety reasons, there may be times when these facilities will close temporarily to service skips. Check website or recycling centre signage for details.