A waste and recycling centre is in operation at the Gortadroma Landfill site which closed in 2014.
Waste Types Accepted
- Black Bag Waste (Household Waste)
- Bulky Waste - Mattresses, Beds, Sofas, Chairs,Tables, Carpets, Plastic Toys, Untreated Timber, Empty Plastic Drums & Containers
Waste Disposal Charges
- Minimum charge - €20 per car
- All other vehicles - Pay by weight
- €240 per tonne inclusive of VAT @ 13.5%
- We do not accept credit or laser cards
Recycling Items Accepted
- Mixed Metals
- Plastic Bottles
- Glass Bottles
- Food Cans and Drink Cans
Recycling Charges: €5 per car, €12 per car & trailer / light van.
The following materials are also accepted at Gortadroma:
Garden Waste (Hedge & Tree Clippings) - €40 Per Tonne
Large Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) i.e. Washing Machines, Cookers and Fridge / Freezers Only) - Free of Charge
(approximately 5 miles from the village of Shanagolden)
Phone: +353 6982339
Opening Times: Tuesday to Thursday - 9am to 3pm (closed for lunchtime 1pm - 1.30pm).
Closed Friday to Monday.