Recypark

Like most people in Brussels, you visit our Recyparks and are increasingly sorting your waste. That’s good for the environment, so thanks for playing your part. 

The Recypark have been open every non-holiday (except the Recypark in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, closed on Mondays and Sundays) and most of the holiday.

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Photo d'un Recypark
Bulk waste and household refuse are not accepted!
Please sort your waste in advance according to the categories listed below.

Practical information

Our Recypark accessible to all Brussels residents

For all Brussels residents

Download here our brochure: French version | Dutch version

Practical details on Bruxelles-Propreté's Recypark

  • You must be domiciled in the Brussels Region and present your identity card. 
  • You must use a vehicle with a total ground weight < 3.5t
  • You are allowed a maximum of 3 m3 of free waste, all categories combined, per day and per vehicle, except for waste for which you have to pay. 
  • Vehicles with a trailer and vehicles over 1.85 metres high must go to Recypark Humanité. 
  • You must sort your waste into the right categories beforehand. 
  • You must arrange the categories of waste so that they can easily be checked. 
  • The vehicle may only contain waste intended for the Recypark. 
  • Access will be refused to vehicles containing unsorted or refused waste. 
  • Payment may only be made by bank card (no cash). 
  • You must unload your own waste and transfer it into the appropriate containers yourself. 
  • Objects / waste may not be retrieved. 
  • Cyclists are allowed. 
  • Pedestrians are allowed as long as they are not motorists who leave their vehicle in the queue or in the visible surroundings to enter the Recypark on foot. 
  • No aggressive behaviour will be tolerated. In the event of insults or threats (verbal or physical), Bruxelles-Propreté reserves the right to refuse your waste and to take legal action. 
  • Please do not clean your vehicle on site after unloading.

Recypark schedule

Our Recypark are open every day, all year long but on :

  • 1 January
  • Third Sunday of september (Car Free Day)
  • 1 and 11 November
  • On 24 and 31 December closing at 3pm
    If either of these two dates falls on a Monday or a Sunday → closing at 6pm
  • 25 December

Opening hours

Mondayfrom 2.00 pm to 8.15 pm
Tuesdayfrom 9.00 am to 8.15 pm
Wednesdayfrom 9.00 am to 8.15 pm
Thursdayfrom 9.00 am to 4.15 pm
Fridayfrom 9.00 am to 4.15 pm
Saturdayfrom 9.00 am to 4.15 pm
Sundayfrom 2.00 pm to 8.15 pm

Attention !
Some waste is chargeable.

See the lower rates on this page.

Addresses

Recypark Humanité

Boulevard de l’Humanité 350
1190 Forest

 
Recypark Sud

Boulevard de la Deuxième Armée Britannique 676 (en face du 671)
1190 Forest

 
Recypark Nord

Rue du Rupel
(près du pont Van Praet, le long du canal)
1000 Bruxelles

 

Our Recypark Auderghem and Woluwe-Saint-Pierre

Only for the inhabitants of : Auderghem, Ixelles, Etterbeek, Watermael-Boitsfort, Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert

Download here our brochure for Recypark Auderghem: French version | Dutch version
Download here our brochure for Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: French version | Dutch version

Conditions for admission to your Recypark 

Access Auderghem: Be domiciled in the communes of Auderghem, Ixelles, Etterbeek or Watermael-Boitsfort or have a second residence there. 

Access Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: Be domiciled in the communes of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre or Woluwe-Saint-Lambert or have a second residence there.
  • You must be domiciled in the Brussels Region and present your identity card. 
  • You must use a vehicle with a total ground weight < 3.5t
  • You are allowed a maximum of 2m³ for Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre and Recypark Auderghem of free waste, all categories combined, per day and per vehicle, except for waste for which you have to pay. 
  • You must sort your waste into the right categories beforehand. 
  • You must arrange the categories of waste so that they can easily be checked. 
  • The vehicle may only contain waste intended for the Recypark. 
  • Access will be refused to vehicles containing unsorted or refused waste. 
  • Payment may only be made by bank card (no cash). 
  • You must unload your own waste and transfer it into the appropriate containers yourself. 
  • Objects / waste may not be retrieved. 
  • Cyclists are allowed. 
  • Pedestrians are allowed as long as they are not motorists who leave their vehicle in the queue or in the visible surroundings to enter the Recypark on foot. 
  • No aggressive behaviour will be tolerated. In the event of insults or threats (verbal or physical), Bruxelles-Propreté reserves the right to refuse your waste and to take legal action. 
  • Please do not clean your vehicle on site after unloading.

Opening hours Auderghem

  • Monday: from 2.00 PM to 8.15 PM
  • Tuesday: from 9.00 AM to 8.15 PM
  • Wednesday: from 9.00 AM to 8.15 PM
  • Thursday: from 9.00 AM to 4.15 PM
  • Friday: from 9.00 AM to 4.15 PM
  • Saturday: from 9.00 AM to 4.15 PM
  • Sunday: from 2.00 PM to 8.15 PM

Opening hours Woluwe-Saint-Pierre

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: from 9.00 AM to 6.15 PM
  • Wednesday: from 9.00 AM to 6.15 PM
  • Thursday: from 9.00 AM to 3.45 PM
  • Friday: from 9.00 AM to 3.45 PM
  • Saturday: from 9.00 AM to 3.45 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

Exceptions:

  • 1 January 
  • car-free day (3rd Sunday in September) 
  • 1 and 11 November 
  • 24 and 31 December: 
    • Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: closing at 3pm.
    • Auderghem: closing at 3pm. If either of these two dates falls on a Monday or a Sunday → closing at 6pm
  • 25 December 

Access to Recypark Auderghem

Only available to residents of Auderghem, Ixelles, Etterbeek, or Watermael-Boitsfort

Address: 1860 Chaussée de Wavre - 1160 Auderghem (after the Soignes Forest Sports Centre)

 

Allowed vehicles: 3,5t MAX.

vehicles accepted in Woluwe
 

Access to Recypark Woluwe

Only available to residents of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre and Woluwe-Saint-Lambert

Address: Val des Seigneurs, 146 - 1150 Bruxelles

 

Allowed vehicles: 3,5t MAX.

vehicles accepted in Woluwe
 

Charges individuals

Per vehicle/per day:

  • A maximum of 3 m³ of waste, all categories combined: free except for waste for which payment is required, as listed below. 
  • More than 3 m³ of waste, all categories combined: €121 incl. VAT.

WARNING: Maximum 2m³ for Woluwe-Saint-Lambert and Auderghem

121€ package not available in Auderghem.

3 mètres cubes

3 m³ is, for example :

1 shelf - bookcase: 0.51 m³. 
5 classic boxes: 0.30 m³. 
1 standing lamp: 0.14 m³. 
1 single bed: 1.62 m³. 
1 television cabinet: 0.42 m³.

 

Free sorted waste 

Bulky household items  
Small and large household electrical appliances  
Paper 
Cardboard 
PMD packaging 
Glass bottles, jars and flasks  
Corks 
Hard plastic, e.g. flowerpots  
Non-food styrofoam packaging  
Garden waste 
Ferrous and non-ferrous metals 
Batteries 
Tyres without rims Max. 5 items 
PaintsMax. 30 litres (volume of container)
Other household chemical wasteMax. 5 litres (volume of container)
Neon lightsMax. 10 items 
Vegetable oils Max. 10 litres (volume of container)

 

Sorted waste for which payment is required 

Bathroom fittings (toilets, sinks, washbasins, etc.) €3.03 incl. VAT /item
Frames€3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: Free
Doors€3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: Free
Construction wood €3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: Free
Garden wood€3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre and Auderghem: Free
Beams€3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: Free
Shutters€3.03 incl. VAT /item
Insulation€3.03 incl. VAT /item
PVC panelling, corrugated panels, etc. €3.03 incl. VAT /item
Marble slabs€3.03 incl. VAT /item
Pallets€3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre and Auderghem: Free
Construction glass€3.03 incl. VAT /item 
Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre: Free
Plaster in bags: scraps, boards (Gyproc type) and ceilings €3.03 incl. VAT / bag max. 20 kg / bag max. 20 bags  
Bag size: 50 x 80cm 
Bricks, brick fragments, pebbles, stones, gravel €3.03 incl. VAT / bag max. 20 kg / bag max. 20 bags  
Bag size: 50 x 80cm 
Concrete, cement €3.03 incl. VAT / bag max. 20 kg / bag max. 20 bags  
Bag size: 50 x 80cm 
Tiles, slabs, slates €3.03 incl. VAT / bag max. 20 kg / bag max. 20 bags  
Bag size: 50 x 80cm 
Sawdust €3.03 incl. VAT / bag max. 20 kg / bag max. 20 bags  
Bag size: 50 x 80cm 

 

Tips

Tip 1

You can also bring your small household chemical waste to PROXY CHIMIK. Small electrical and electronic appliances are also accepted at your PROXY CHIMIK.

You can find information about PROXY CHIMIK here.

And to be a champion waste sorter, don't forget our Sorting Memo!

Tip 2 

For your own safety and for that of our staff, please observe the following instructions!

 As an alternative to bringing them to the Recypark, you can put your sharp objects in the white bag, well wrapped in newspaper so as not to injure our workers.

 

 

Make sure that the lids of cans are placed fully within the cans. Put them in the blue bag. 

 

Put syringes and/or needles in a special container available from your pharmacist. Drop them off at any PROXY CHIMIK or Recypark. 


Close and correctly label the container containing household chemical waste before dropping it off at a PROXY CHIMIK or Recypark. 

Small chemical waste
You can also bring your small household chemical waste to PROXY CHIMIK!

Small electrical and electronic appliances are also accepted at your PROXY CHIMIK!

Sorting rules to be respected

Refused waste in your Recypark

The following waste is refused in your Recypark

Household waste 

→ white bag 

Medicines 

→ pharmacy

Beer kegs

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Asbestos waste

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Cylinders, gas cartridges and LPG tanks, helium cylinders 

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Fireworks and other explosives, ammunition

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Laboratory products 

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Radioactive substances 

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Internal combustion engines 

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Car parts 

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Roofing materials

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Soil, sand, coal and soot 

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Stumps and trunks (trunk diameter > 30cm, length > 2m)

To dispose of this waste, return to the supplier or contact Brussels Environment on 02/775.75.75  

Truck tyres

www.recytyre.be

Commercial electrical appliances

www.recupel.be

Bulk items

Accepted 

  • Furniture and decorative objects (tables, mattresses, armchairs, carpets, etc.) 
  • Other objects (rotten wood, plastic frames and shutters, Pyrex, vitroceramic glass, stove glass, etc.) 

Refused 

  • Chemical waste → Recypark or PROXY CHIMIK 
  • Empty paint cans → Recypark or PROXY CHIMIK

 

Small and large household electrical appliances

Tips

  • Appliances must not contain batteries or bulbs 
  • Fridges and freezers must be empty 
  • Fryers must be free from fat or oil

Accepted 

  • Vacuum cleaners, toasters, coffee machines, hair dryers, waffle makers, blenders, light fixtures, fryers, etc.
  • Washing machines, dishwashers, tumble-dryers, extractor hoods, ovens, microwave ovens, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, etc. 

Refused 

  • Commercial appliances → see list of refused waste
  • Plastic film → blue bag (in small quantities)

Light bulbs and lamps

    Tips

  • Bring energy-saving bulbs in a bag

Accepted 

  • Energy-saving lamps (energy-saving bulbs and tubes) max. 10 items 
  • Led

Refused 

  • Incandescent bulbs, halogen lamps → white bag (well wrapped)

Styrofoam

Tips

  • Without cardboard, without plastic film 

Accepted 

  • Styrofoam packaging

Refused 

  • Food packaging styrofoam → white bag  

Garden waste

Accepted 

  • Branches, leaves, flowers, weeds, plants 
  • Hedge and shrub trimmings, grass clippings

Refused 

  • Trunk diameter > 30cm, length > 2m → see list of refused waste
  • Gravel, crushed stone, bricks, brick fragments → Recypark
  • Soil → see list of refused waste

Cardboard

Tips

  • Clean and dry

Accepted 

  • Cardboard boxes 

Refused 

  • Empty binders, soiled cardboard → white bag
  • Plastic film, bags and sacks → blue bag

Paper

Tips

  • Clean and dry
  • Binders: separate paper from binder

Accepted 

  • Newspapers, magazines and leaflets 
  • Books
  • Letter and printer paper 
  • Paper bags

Refused 

  • Empty binders → white bag 
  • Wallpaper → white bag
  • Plastic film, bags and sacks → blue bag

PMD packaging

Tips

  • Well emptied, drained or scraped out 

Accepted 

  • Plastic bottles, plastic film, bags and sacks
  • Metal food packaging 
  • Drinks cartons

Refused 

Packaging:

  • For insecticide, herbicide, antifoam, rat poison, etc. 
  • For motor oil, paint, lacquer or varnish 
  • With child safety cap 
  • With at least one of the following pictograms:

    → Recypark or PROXY CHIMIK 

Picto "Dangereux à long terme" : carré sur pointe à bord rouge avec buste et symbole de dégradation cellulaire
Long term health hazard
Ancien picto "Toxique" : carré orange et noir avec symbole de tête de mort
Toxic
Picto "Toxique" : carré sur pointe à bord rouge avec symbole de tête de mort
Toxic

 

Hard plastic

Not available at Recypark Auderghem.

Accepted 

  • Toys, garden furniture
  • Flower pots
  • Plastic pallets 
  • PVC gutters, pipes and panelling 

Refused 

  • PMD packaging → blue bag 
  • Car parts → see list of refused waste

Food glass

Accepted 

  • Bottles, jars, flasks

Refused 

  • Mirrors, panes, laminated glass (windscreens) → flat glass 
  • Pyrex → Recypark or white bag (well wrapped)

Flat glass

Not available at Recypark Auderghem.

Accepted 

  • Mirrors, panes, laminated glass (windscreens, etc.)

Refused 

  • Food glass → glass recycling containers or Recypark
  • Pyrex → Recypark or white bag (well wrapped) 
  • Vitroceramic glass, stove glass → Recypark

Metal

Accepted 

  • Ferrous and non-ferrous metals 
  • Metal frames and shutters 
  • Metal gutters and pipes 

Refused 

  • LPG tanks, gas cylinders, internal combustion engines → see list of refused waste 

Wood

Tips

The different types of wood (simple wood, treated wood, rotten wood) must be sorted separately into specific containers at the Recypark.

Accepted 

  • Boards, doors, beams, etc. 
  • Furniture (disassembled) 
  • Chipboard, veneer wood (even covered with plastic) 
  • Wooden frames and shutters 
  • MDF, laminate flooring 
  • Treated wood
  • Rotten wood

 

Pallets

Tips

  • Without cardboard, without plastic film 

Accepted 

  • Wooden pallets 

Refused

  • Plastic pallets → Recypark

Bricks and brick fragments

Tips

  • See list of refused waste 

Accepted 

  • Rubble, gravel, pebbles, bricks, stones 
  • Tiles, slabs, etc. 
  • Concrete, cement 
  • Earthenware 

Refused

  • Plaster 
  • Gyproc 
  • Ytong block 

    → Recypark or home collection service (0800/981 81)

Plasterboard

Not available at Recypark Auderghem.

Tips

  • See list of refused waste 

Accepted 

  • Bagged plaster waste 
  • Gyproc

Refused

  • Cellular concrete
    → Recypark or home collection service (0800/981 81)

Textiles

Accepted 

  • Clothes 
  • Shoes (paired!) 
  • Leather 
  • Other textiles (curtains, bath towels, tablecloths, bedsheets, etc.) 

Refused

  • Dirty, wet and/or damaged textiles → white bag

Tyres

Accepted 

  • Rimless tyres

Refused

  • Tyres with rims → contact your garage 
    Truck tyres → RECYTYRE → see list of refused waste 
    Inner tubes, etc. → white bag

Corks

Accepted 

  • all clean and dry corks: wine, champagne, cider, etc.

Refused

  • Metal or plastic caps and lids → blue bag 
  • Other caps → white bag

Paints

Tips

  • Maximum 30 litres (volume of container) 
  • In a closed and identified package (full or empty)

Accepted 

  • Leftover paint, varnish, glue, resin, silicone, etc.

Batteries

Tips

  • Bring your batteries in a small bag (not in bulk)

Accepted 

  • Batteries, car batteries 

Mineral oils and other household chemical waste

Tips

  • Maximum 5 litres (container volume) regardless of the waste 
  • In a closed and identified package (full or empty) 
  • Syringes in a special container available in pharmacies

Accepted 

  • Cleaning, DIY, gardening, car products, etc. 
  • Fire alarms, fire extinguishers, lighters, printing products, x-rays, syringes, thermometers 
  • Mineral oil: engine oil
 

Vegetable oils

Tips

  • If possible in their original packaging 
  • Maximum 10 litres (container volume) 
  • In a closed and identified package

Accepted

  • Frying oil and fat    

Nitrous oxide cylinders

Tips

  • The cylinders must be well emptied
  • Above all, they must not end up in building containers, rubbish bags or public litter bins.

Accepted

  • Nitrous oxide cylinders

Refused

  • Cylinders, gas cartridges and LPG tanks, helium cylinders