Invercargill Recycle Centre

28 Ettrick Street, Invercargill. Open 24/7. Free.
This centre is operated by Southland disAbility Enterprises.


Starting on Tay Street.  Head west on Tay Street. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Clyde Street. At the Clyde Street roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Tweed Street.  Turn left at Bond Street, and take the 1st right onto Ettrick Street.  Look for Southland disAbility Enterprises.  Enter the drive through, and on the right hand side are the bins to drop off your materials.  (Map)

Materials Accepted

  • Paper (flattened - newspaper, magazines, envelopes, white or coloured, glossy, junkmail )
  • Cardboard (cereal boxes, packaging boxes) 
  • Plastic (clean bags, bottles, containers, packaging, trays and lids)
  • Glass bottles and jars (empty and rinsed)
  • Tin cans - clean (baked beans/spaghetti, cat/dog food tins)
  • Aluminium cans
  • Plastic bags (supermarket bags, bread bagscoal bags/sacks)
  • Hardcovered books
  • Steel cans - empty (aerosol cans, spray cans)
  • Plastic containers - clean (ice cream, yoghurt, margarine)
  • White polystyrene (non-food grade)

Materials Not Accepted

  • Laminated Paper
  • Unwashed bottles or containers
  • Dirty paper
  • Black styrofoam
  • Window glass
  • Whiteware (eg fridge, freezers, ovens)