Holywood Recycling Centre


Sullivan Close, Holywood, BT18 9JF

What you can recycle

Household waste, 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, textiles, books and cardboard.

From 15 January 2018 householders will be required to have an access permit to use the Borough's household recycling centres (HRCs) in a van or large trailer (larger than single axle).  Full information here

From the week commencing the 13th June the Holywood recycling centre will be closing on a Thursday and opening on the Sunday from 10am-4pm going forward.

Opening hours

Summer (1 April until 30 September)

Days Hours
Weekdays (except Thursday) 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

Winter (1 October until 31 March)

Days Hours
Weekdays (except Thursday) 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

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

Recycling centres are closed on the following public holidays:

Dates to be Confirmed.

Opening times may also vary during other holiday periods.

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

Please check holiday arrangements before setting out.

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.