Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Centre

Dunmore Recycling & Waste Disposal Centre Services

Waste Disposal

Dunmore Recycling Centre accepts refuse, both from domestic and small to medium size businesses. A refuse sack of rubbish is charged at €5.50 per bag while larger loads are charged by weight at €185 per tonne. The charge for mattresses is €20 per item.

Food Waste

Householders in Kilkenny City are required by law to separate out their food waste from their general refuse. Dunmore Recycling Centre provides a food waste disposal service. Food waste caddy's are available to purchase (10litres/€6 or 25litres/€10) and when presented for emptying are charged at a rate of €1 for 10 litres or €2 for 25 litres.

Green Waste

Now Accepting Green Waste at A Reduced Rate of: €85 per Tonne Or €2 per Black Bag

  • Grass Cuttings
  • Hedge Clippings
  • Tree Toppings
  • Plants & Leaves


A car load of recycling is charged at €5.00.

Larger loads of recycling are charged by weight at €130 per tonne.

Recycling items accepted include;

  • Clothes
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Tetrapaks
  • Plastics
  • Metal
  • Household Hazardous Waste (Spent medicines, aerosols, weed killer, insecticides)

Specialised recyclable materials have 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


Keep up to date on www.facebook.com/pages/Dunmore-Recycling-Waste-Disposal-Centre.

Related Links:

Emergency Outside Office Hours

If you require the service of the Local Authority for an emergency outside of normal business hours please note the following:

Persons requiring the Fire Service for an emergency should Dial 112 and no other number

For all water related queries 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)

For any other emergency the public are advised to ring 1890 252654

Dunmore Recycling & Waste Disposal Centre

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm
Saturdays 8am to 12 noon

Bank Holiday Weekends
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday


Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T
Tel: +353 (0) 56 7794000 | Fax: +353 (0) 56 7794004
info@kilkennycoco.ie | Emergency outside office hours: 1890 252 654
Water Queries : 1850 278 278 ( Irish Water )
Privacy | Disclaimer