23 Places To Recycle In Dubai That Every Resident Needs To Know About


Too often, residents complain about the lack of recycling facilities in Dubai.

But with plenty of spots scattered throughout many Dubai neighbourhoods, and the addition of smart recycling centres and 100 smaller recycling units along SZR this year, that’s no excuse not to recycle your dry waste!

Take your cardboard, plastics, glass and dump sustainably at these spots…

Rashidiya Shopping Centre – plastic, paper, cans, cardboard

Safa Park – plastic, paper, cardboard, cans

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Nad Al Sheba – plastic, paper, cardboard, cans

The Beach, The Walk, JBR – plastic, paper

Al Barsha Citymax Hotel – plastic, paper

Al Qusais Emirates Driving Institute – plastic

Al Quoz Oasis Centre Mall – plastic, paper

Arabian Ranches Retail Centre – plastic, papers, glass, cans and clothes (accepts bulky items)

Bur Dubai Citibank, Burjuman Metro Station – plastic, paper, cans

Dubai Festival City, Toys R Us – plastic, paper, cans

Dubai Marina (promenade) – plastic, paper, glass

Dubai Studio City Tower – plastic, paper, glass

Emirates Hills Meadows – plastic, paper, cans

Jebel Ali Recycling bin – paper, plastic, metal

Jumeirah Beach Residence, The Beach, The Walk – plastic, paper

Jumeirah Lake Clusters – plastic, paper, glass, cans

Nad Al Sheba –plastic, paper, cans, cardboard

The Greens –plastic, paper, glass, cans

Silicon Oasis Spinneys – plastic, paper, glass, cans, clothes

Springs – paper, plastic, metal and glass

Al Manara Centre Sheikh Zayed Road – 15 types of waste

Sustainable City recycling centre – 15 types of waste

Motorcity Spinneys – mobile phone recycle box

*This list will be updated

In April this year, Dubai Municipality distributed 100 environmentally-friendly smart containers for waste storage along Sheikh Zayed Road

Easily accessible, keep an eye out and make use of these

While some offer basic recycling solutions, you can also visit recycling centres, built to handle 18 different types of waste

Sustainable City has a smart recycling centre

Also check out

Green Truck – a service that will collect your recycling throughout Dubai

Madenat Recycling – a solution for business recycling problems

Washmen also offer the service, and it costs only AED1 on top of your laundry service


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