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Where to find us:
Craigmore Household Recycling Centre
Clonkeen Road, Off Church Road, Randalstown
T. 028 9447 3813



When we are open:
  Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday
October - March 9am-6pm 9am-6pm Closed
April - September 9am-8pm 9am-8pm Closed
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the advertised closing time.


Please note that the site may, on occasion, need to restrict access for short periods of time for operational reasons.  This will be displayed on signage at the entrance to the site and we will aim to provide access as soon as we can.  Your understanding in these instances is appreciated.

Holiday Arrangements:

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 12th July. We are open as normal all other bank and public holidays.


Commercial Waste Disposal is NOT permitted at this Household Recycling Centre

For information on commercial waste disposal at Bruslee Household Recycling Centre, Newtownabbey, please contact the Waste Management Team on T. 028 9035 0056


Domestic Waste Disposal 

This is YOUR Recycling Centre, don’t treat it like a dump – please recycle your waste

Help us reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by separating all recyclable materials and placing them in the appropriate area/container.

If you are unsure if/where an item can be recycled on site, ask a member a member of staff who will be happy to advise you.

What Can Be Recycled at Craigmore Recycling Centre:

(click on the map below for an interactive map showing what can be recycled in each container)






Aluminium cans

Drink cans

Batteries - Cars


Batteries - Household



May be refurbished for re-use


Reusable household items

Items can be donated for reuse by charity


Cardboard packaging, dry/frozen food boxes, cardboard tubes


Carpet, lino & underlay

Electrical appliances - small

Toaster, hairdryer, kettle

Electrical appliances - large

Washing machine, tumble dryer

Electrical appliances - fridges & freezers


Electrical appliances - TVs & monitors


Electrical cables


Fluorescent tubes


Garden Waste

Grass cuttings, hedge trimmings, plants 7 shrubs, tree branches, twigs, weeds, prunings etc

Gas bottles


General waste

Recyclable material not permitted

Glass bottles & jars


Rigid plastic

Plastic garden furniture, plastic buckets, plastic plant pots, plastic toys

Ink cartridges & toner





Old metal furniture & bedsteads, gates 

Mixed recycling

All recycling should be separated and disposed of in the appropriate recycling container

Mobile phones


Oil - cooking & engine

Empty oil into the container & then place the empty bottle in the waste bin at the side





Plastic bottles




Rubble / hardcore


Soil (small quantities)

Speak with a member of staff on site



Textiles & clothing

Shoes, clothing, blankets, throws, curtains, towels, sheets, duvet covers, pillow cases (no duvets or pillows)


Wooden doors & frames (no glass permitted)


What Can't Be Recycled at Craigmore Recycling Centre:

Asbestos, tyres, chemicals or acid cannot be accepted.


Health and Safety guidance when on site:

  • Only domestic residents from Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough may use this facility
  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the advertised closing time
  • Please follow staff instructions when on site
  • People with disabilities please ask staff for assistance
  • Place recyclable materials in the correct container.
  • Take care not to drop any materials on the vehicle or pedestrian area.
  • No scavenging or climbing allowed
  • Asbestos, tyres and chemicals are not accepted at this site.
  • Site signage, road markings and safety guidelines must be followed at all times
  • Park clearly on allocated zones, keeping the pedestrian walkway clear
  • Children and animals must remain inside vehicles at all times
  • Please keep within the pedestrian pathway when out of your vehicle
  • In the interests of health and safety, plant machines including tractors and large vehicles (with or without trailers) may be refused entry to this facility
  • ANBC cannot accept responsibility for loss or damages to property or vehicles while using this site, however sustained.
  • Smoking is restricted to designated area
  • CCTV operates on site for the safety of staff and site users
  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council reserves the right to refuse admission
  • If the recycling containers are full to capacity, you may be redirected to an alternative Recycling Centre. Please speak to a member of staff.