Drop off your co-mingled recycling, paper and cardboard for FREE at a Recycling Drop Off Centre. The centres are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Jolly Street, Belconnen
- O'Brien Place, Gungahlin
- Baillieu Circuit, Mitchell
- Botany Street, Phillip
- Scollay Street, Tuggeranong
Polystyrene and soft plastics are not allowed. CCTV cameras operate 24 hours a day. Fines apply for illegal dumping.
Recycling Drop Off Centres (and more waste and recycling facilities) are also available at:
Mugga Lane and Mitchell Resource Management Centres (refer to opening times for each Resource Management Centre).
What can I drop off?
Glass, metal and rigid plastic containers and packaging
- Glass bottles and jars
- Firm plastic containers
- Aluminium cans and foil
- Steel cans including empty aerosol cans
Drop recyclable containers in the hoppers at the Recycling Drop Off Centres.
Paper and cardboard
- Place paper and cardboard in the paper cages at the Recycling Drop Off Centre.
Fines apply for illegal dumping
What is illegal dumping?
Illegal dumping is dropping litter in any public place. This includes dumping polystyrene, soft plastic and mattresses next to the hoppers and paper cages at Recycling Drop Off Centres.
Visit the illegal dumping page for more information.
Recycle correctly to avoid fines, for more information on recycling please visit the Recyclopaedia.