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Rathfriland, Markethill and Tandragee Household Recycling Centres will reopen for two days per week as follows:

  • Rathfriland Household Recycling Centre will reopen on Monday 29 June and Tuesday 30 June (Monday and Tuesday thereafter) from 10.00am – 6.00pm.
  • Tandragee and Markethill Recycling Centres will reopen on Tuesday 30 June and Wednesday 1 July (Tuesday and Wednesday thereafter) from 10.00am – 6.00pm.

From Wednesday 10th June 2020 ALL FORMER WASTE STREAMS will be accepted at the following Household Recycling Centres:

  • Armagh: Monday – Friday 10.00am- 6.00pm, Saturday 8.00am – 12.00noon
  • Banbridge: Monday – Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 8.00am – 12.00noon
  • Dromore: Thursday – Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 8.00am – 12.00noon
  • Fairgreen: Monday – Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 8.00am – 12.00noon
  • Keady: Thursday – Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 8.00am- 12.00noon
  • New Line: Monday – Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 8.00am – 12.00noon


  • Last entry will be 15 minutes before each site closes
  • Opening hours are under continual review
  • The number of vehicles on site at any one time will be restricted to facilitate social distancing
  • It is anticipated that there will be high volumes of vehicles at centres, and therefore there may be queues
  • If users are bringing bulkier items to centres, 2 people may leave the vehicle, staff on site will be unable to assist with lifting
  • Users are advised to ensure social distancing on site in line with Government and Public Health Agency (PHA) advice
  • Users are asked to observe site rules at all times
  • Users are asked to sort waste before coming to centres, this will help to reduce waiting times
  • Users are asked to continue to use household kerbside collections for recyclables, organics and general waste.

  • Aluminium foil
  • Batteries (household and car)
  • Books
  • Cans (food & drink, including biscuit/sweet tins)
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened)
  • CDs
  • Cooking oil
  • Dense (hard) plastic
  • Electrical goods (Games consoles/monitors/radios/TVs/hairdryers/irons)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Garden waste (leaves/hedge trimmings/grass/weeds/flowers)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Metals
  • Mobile phones
  • Oil and oil filters
  • Paint – please read the label on the paint tin to check if the paint is high VOC, medium VOC or low VOC. High/medium VOC paint only (accepted at Fairgreen Lurgan, Keady, Markethill, Newline Portadown, Scarva Road Banbridge, Station Road Armagh, Tandragee)
  • Paper (newspapers/magazines/catalogues/envelopes)
  • Plastic bottles (shampoo, detergent, fizzy drinks, milk)
  • Printer cartridges
  • Spectacles
  • Textiles (used/unwanted)
  • TVs and computer monitors
  • White goods (cookers, fridges, washing machines)
  • Wood (clean)

Please note:

This list is not exhaustive, please phone Environmental Services on 0300 0300 900 to check about other materials before bringing them to the site.

We cannot accept plasterboard, asbestos, gas cylinders, fire extinguishers, chemicals, low VOC paint or trade paint at the sites.

All waste must be sorted for recycling and we are unable to accept wheelie bins at any of the sites.

  • Only householders of the borough will be permitted access – photographic ID may be required
  • Registered commercial users can use the recycling centres from Tuesday 2nd June.

Please note: Any suspected Covid19 tissues/waste should be double bagged and separated from other wastes for 72 hours before bringing this waste to the recycling centres, in line with Public Health Authority (PHA) guidelines.

Users are asked to respect the temporary measures in place and the guidance from staff on-site, at this time. We thank-you for your cooperation.