Recycling commercial waste

Are you spending more money than necessary on the disposal of waste?

Ards and North Down Borough Council is offering free 1-to-1 support to local businesses, helping you to manage your recycling and waste disposal in the most cost-efficient way, 

Our Recycling Team can come and take a look at the waste your business is producing and help with the implementation of recycling best practice. A small change in the way you recycle could save your business money every year.

Please call 0300 013 3333 option 3 or email for more information / to book a visit.

We collect waste from commercial premises with agreement and at a cost.  The charges relating to the collection and disposal of commercial waste are:

Residual (general waste) per collection Charge for 2023/2024
140L bin £4.00
240L bin £7.50
360L Bin £9.25
660L Bin £15.00
1100L bin  £20.80
Blue bin - Mixed Dry Recyclables    
Container Size   Price Per Collection
240L   £2.30
360L   £3.50
660L   £5.80

1100 L

Organics                                         Charge for 2022/2023
240L £4.10
Glass                                            Charge for 2022/2023
240L £2.90

All new and replacement refuse and recycling bins are chargeable at the following rates:

Type Size Price
Landfill Refuse 240 litre bins £29.00 plus £5.00 delivery
Landfill Refuse 1100 litre bins    £200.00 plus £10.00 delivery.
Blue Dry Recyclables 240 litre bins £29.00 plus £5.00 delivery
Blue Dry Recyclables 1100 litre bins  £200.00 plus £10.00 delivery.
Brown Organics 240 litre bins £29.00 plus £5.00 delivery
Red Glass Bin 240 litre bins £29.00 plus £5.00 delivery
Kitchen Caddy 7 litres £1.80
Caddy Liners (Roll) 7 litres  £2.30 (£1.92 + .38 VAT) 

Commercial waste is from premises used wholly or mainly for trade or business or for sport, recreation or entertainment.

To dispose of commercial waste at one of our recycling centres, you must have a waste transfer note for each visit. Contact the council to discuss payment options. Non-household waste can now only be brought to HRCs in a car.

Recycling centres Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday (Balloo only)
Car £45.00 £90.00 £90.00

From 1 April 2019, the model for the collection and disposal of waste from the Council’s current trade waste customers is changing. This means that general waste will be collected on a fortnightly basis

Please download the FAQ document at the bottom of this page for more information.