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Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Centre

Cash or Card Payments accepted at Pay Station.

For Queries contact: (056) 779 4470 or (056) 779 4480.

Information Leaflet with prices and wastes accepted is available to download (PDF)

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Waste Disposal

Refuse is accepted from both domestic and small to medium size businesses. A refuse sack of rubbish is charged at €5.50 per bag while large loads are weighed at €185 per tonne with a minimum charge of €16 on each weigh in. The charge for mattresses is €20 per item.

Food Waste

Householders in population settlements greater than 500 are required by law to separate out their food waste from their general refuse. Dunmore Recycling Centre provides a food waste disposal service. Cost to the householder is €1 for 10 litres of food waste or €2 for 25 litres of food waste. All food waste collected at Dunmore is transported to an industrial composting facilty.

Green Waste

Green Waste is accepted at €85 per Tonne or €2 per Black Bag. Green waste includes such garden waste like Grass Cuttings, Hedge Clippings, Tree Toppings and Plants & Leaves


A car load of recycling is charged at €5.00. Larger loads of recycling are charged by weight at €70 per tonne. Recycling items accepted include; Clothes, Paper, Cardboard, Tetrapaks, Plastics, Metal & Household Hazardous Waste (aerosols)

Paint and Waste Oil incur an additional charge

Paint (Min €5)

Waste (Cooking and Engine) Oil €2/gallon. Max quantity accepted 10 gallons

Dunmore accepts the following items Free of Charge:

Household Electrical Appliances and Batteries, Clothes, Glass Bottles, Drink & Food Cans

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