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Take it to a Recupel point in Brussels!
If you live in Brussels, properly disposing of old appliances can seem difficult. Getting to a recycling centre, for example, is not easy if you don’t have a car. And while simply leaving your stuff on the street may seem like a good solution because it tends to magically disappear, doing so can be harmful to the environment and society. Old electrical appliances must be recycled correctly to minimize pollution and to enable the reuse of as many parts as possible.
Fortunately, there is always a Brussels Recupel point near you. Correctly disposing of old appliances was never easier!
It’s free in all Recupel points.
It's easy, because there are plenty of Recupel points in Brussels. You can find them at supermarkets, electrical shops, do-it-yourself stores and recycling parks, for example.
Good for the planet
Is your appliance still working? Give it a second life by donating it to someone, or drop it off at your local thrift store.
The streets are no place for electronic waste: you don’t know where they will wind up. If taken to a landfill, for example, they will end up polluting the soil for hundreds of years.
Less waste, clean city: give your old appliances a second life
Working appliances that you no longer need can be brought to the Brussels Recupel points at Spullenhulp, FEBRAP, or La Poudrière. Your small electronics are also welcome at the Salvation Army.
Les Petits riens: addresses in Brussels
- Provooststraat 30, 1050 Ixelles – view on the map.
- Zuunstraat 69, 1070 Brussels – view on the map.
- The Woluwe recycling park also accepts old electronics and old furniture on behalf of Les Petits Riens. All residents of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre and Woluwe-Saint-Lambert are welcome. The address is Herendal 146, 1150 Woluwe-Saint-Pierre – view on the map
Other addresses to drop off old appliances
- FEBRAP – Rue Fernand Bernier 15, 1060 Brussels. For both large and small electronics.
- The second hand shops of La Poudrière:
- Kruitmolenstraat 30, 1000 Brussels – view on the map.
- Aastraat 33, 1070 Anderlecht.
- The Salvation Army – Ieperlaan 24, 1000 Brussels – view on the map. For small electrical appliances only.
Net.Brussels recycling parks: always free
Net.Brussels organizes the collection of all other electrical and electronic waste for us. You are welcome at one of the Recyparks, most of which are open 7/7. In what follows, we explain how and where you can dispose of electronic waste, depending on the municipality you live in.
If you are domiciled in Brussels, you can go to:
- Recycling Park North in Neder-Over-Heembeek
Rupelstraat, 1000 Brussels – near the Van Praet bridge – view on the map.
- Recycling Park South in Forest
Britse Tweedelegerlaan (opposite No. 671), 1190 Brussels – view on the map.
- Recycling Park Humanity
Humaniteitslaan 350, 1190 Forest – view on the map.
There are also 2 municipal recycparks and 3 municipal container parks :
- Auderghem recycling centre
Waversesteenweg 1860, 1150 Brussels – view on the map.
This is the place to go if you are domiciled in Ixelles, Etterbeek, Auderghem or Watermael-Boitsfort.
- Woluwe-Saint-Pierre recycling centre
Herendal 146, 1150 Brussels – view on the map.
This recycling park collects old electrical appliances and old furniture on behalf of Spullenhulp. It welcomes residents of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre and Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.
Evere, Ganshoren or Saint-Josse-ten-Node
- Evere Container Park
Avenue Jules Bordet 51, 1140 Evere – view on the map.
- Ganshoren Container Park
Kerkhoflaan 22, 1083 Ganshoren – view on the map.
- Saint-Josse-ten-Noode Container Park
Schietschijfstraat 18, 1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode – view on the map.
Free collection of old appliances and bulky waste from your doorstep
Every resident of Brussels is entitled to one free collection of 1 to 3 m3 of bulky household waste per year, including household appliances. Make an appointment by calling 080098181, stating your national registration number.
Proxy-Chimik: monthly pick-ups in your municipality
A truck comes to collect small hazardous waste on several days a month. Feel free to hand in electrical equipment smaller than 20 centimetres and any broken lamps.
Check out the collection days.
Mobile container parks
Many Brussels municipalities also organize mobile waste collections where small electrical appliances and lamps are accepted:
- 1000 Brussels
- 1030 Schaerbeek
- 1040 Etterbeek
- 1050 Ixelles
- 1060 Saint-Gilles
- 1070 Anderlecht
- 1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean
- 1081 Koekelberg
- 1082 Berchem-Sainte-Agathe
We recommend emailing email@example.com for more information
- 1083 Ganshoren
- 1140 Evere
- 1180 Uccle
- 1190 Forest
contact the municipal administration at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are no mobile pick-ups available in the following municipalities:
- 1150 Woluwe-Saint-Pierre
- 1160 Auderghem – with the exception of home collection for people with reduced mobility. The maximum permitted volume is 1 m3 per month per family. A truck will come by once a month. Get more information by calling 02 676 49 68 or heading to the website.
- 1170 Watermael-Boitsfort
- 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
- 1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Did you know …?
When you buy a new device, the store you get it from has to take back your old, similar device. Large chains are even obliged to accept your small devices without you making a purchase.
Read more about the take-back obligation and Recupel contribution.
Recupel Brussels: why recycle the right way?
Disposing of your old appliances the right way via a Recupel point in Brussels has nothing but advantages.
- Circular economy: electrical equipment and raw materials can be reused or recycled.
- Good for both people and planet: the risk of harmful substances in the air and soil is reduced.
- Less illegal exports abroad: people in other countries are less affected by our consumption.
- Urban mining: by removing valuable raw materials from discarded devices, mines and other natural resources are less likely to become exhausted.
Read more about why it is so important to properly dispose of electrical and electronic equipment.