Attention !

Covid-19 (Coronavirus): Impact on the Recyparks
New opening times as of Monday 23 March

Bruxelles-Propreté has taken further measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus).  These measures concern the Recyparks.

As from this Monday 23 March and until further notice :

- The Recyparks North, South, Humanité and Auderghem are open at the following times:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:00 am - 1:45 pm
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:15 pm
  • Sunday and Monday: closed

- The Recypark Woluwe-Saint-Pierre is open at the following times:

  • From Tuesday to Saturday: 9.00 am - 3.45 pm
  • Sunday and Monday: closed (no change)

Bruxelles-Propreté reminds the Brussels citizens that the Federal Government has limited travel to what is strictly necessary. These restrictions also apply to the regional Recyparks: situations of emergency or urgent necessity (e.g. death or relocation).

The following guidelines apply to all the Recyparks:

  • Residents must spontaneously show their identity card to the attendant.
  • They have to open the trunk of their car themselves 
  • They must maintain a safety distance (minimum 1.5m).

A service that fits your lifestyle


Nos parcs à conteneursSince April 2012, our Recypark are open every day (and until 8:00pm 4 days a week). You can use them to place various waste outside your working hours. Most waste items will be sorted and recycled..

Additionally, people residing in Evere, Ganshoren and Saint-Josse ,also have access to a container park in their own municipality. Find out more about the type of waste accepted in your municipality's container park.

Bruxelles-Propreté is taking over the management of your local waste. More information here.


Practical details on Bruxelles-Propreté's Recypark

  • You reside in the Brussels region
  • Sort first your waste by type
  • Show your ID at the entrance
  • Bring your energy-saving light bulbs, fluorescent tubes (neon) and LED lamps in a plastic bag to keep them separate from other waste items
  • Use a vehicle whose total floor weight < 3.5t
  • Your vehicle may only contain waste for the Recypark
  • Arrange the categories of waste so that they can be checked
  • Proceed yourself to the unloading of your waste and its placement in the appropriate containers

Tip !
Our Recyparks receive more visitors during the weekend and on Monday afternoon. During these moments, your visit will take more time. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, we receive significantly less visitors. On Sunday and Monday, the waiting times at the entrance are normally al lot shorter in the evening from 6 pm.


  • Boulevard de la Deuxième Armée Britannique, (in front of the number 671) at the intersection of the Boulevard de l'Humanité in 1190 Brussels (Forest)
  • Boulevard de l'Humanité, 350 in 1190 Brussels (Forest).
  • Rue du Rupel (near the Van Praet bridge, by the canal) in 1000 Brussels

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

  • 31 December (closing at 6 pm)
  • 1 January
  • Third Sunday of september (Car Free Day)
  • 1 and 11 November
  • 24 December (closing at 6pm)
  • 25 December

Opening hours

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:00 am - 1:45 pm
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:15 pm
  • Sunday and Monday: closed:15pm

What types of waste can you bring?

  • Wood (except stumps and trunks)
  • Corks
  • Fire detectors
  • Household chemical waste (up to 5 litres accepted)
  • Construction, renovation and demolition waste
  • Garden waste
  • Bulky household waste
  • Electrical and electronic appliances
  • Large appliances: washing machine, dishwasher, dryer, exhaust hood, oven, cooker, fridge, freezer, etc.
  • Small appliances: vacuum cleaner, toaster, coffee machine, hair dryer, waffle maker, mixer, etc.
  • Multimedia devices: computer, touch pad, computer or television screen, radio, hi-fi, GSM, etc.
  • Light bulbs and fixtures)
Attention !
compact fluorescent light bulbs ("energy-saving light bulbs"), fluorescent tubes ("energy-saving tubes"), neon (up to 10 items accepted)

  • Floor lamp, desk lamp, chandelier, lantern, etc.
  • Polystyrene foam
  • Mirrors
  • Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Neon (up to 10 items accepted)
  • Wooden pallets
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Paint (up to 30 litres accepted) )
  • Cells and batteries
  • Hard plastics, including flower pots, PVC panels
  • Gypsum boards: scraps, sheets (type Gyproc) and plastering
  • PMC (packaging)
  • Tyres out of rim (up to 5 tyres accepted)
  • Glass (bottles, jars and phials)
  • Laminated glass (windshield ...)
  • Flat glass (windows)
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Etc.

What types of waste are not allowed?

  • Asbestos waste
  • Gas tanks, bottles and cartridges (more info on
  • Fireworks and other explosives
  • Laboratory products
  • Radioactive substances
  • Combustion engines
  • Car parts
  • Fuels
  • Roofing materials
  • Soil, sand, coal and soot
  • Stumps and trunks
To get rid of these waste items, contact Bruxelles Environnement on 02 /775 75 75 or at


  • Up to 3m³ of waste per visit per day: free
  • Beyond 3m³ of waste: €121 incl. VAT

Always payable: Timber/construction/renovation waste:
  • In bags up to 20 kg: €3.03/bag incl. VAT (max. 20 bags)
  • per item: €3.03 incl. VAT/item

Attention ! 
Doors, frames, windows and hygiene items only per item (€3.03 incl. VAT)


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