South Dublin County Council

Materials Accepted free of charge

  • Cardboard
  • Waste Oil
  • Paper
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Plastic Bags (with recyclable symbol)
  • Textiles/Clothing
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Batteries (domestic and car)
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Electrical Appliances
  • Computer Equipment
  • White Goods (Washing Machines etc)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Light bulbs
  • Calor Gas bottles

Please note that Ballymount Civic Amenity has altered the plastic collection streams but are continuing a 3 bin plastic recycling system. Due to contamination issues and the request from our end recycler, Bin 3 will take ‘Hard Plastics Only’. This bin was previously labelled ‘All other plastics’.

The following 3 bin plastic recycling system is now currently in operation:

  • Bin 1 - Plastic Bottles only
  • Bin 2 - Soft Plastics only (Plastic bags, bubble/shrink wrap, non food plastic wrapping)
  • Bin 3 – Hard Plastics only (Garden furniture, children’s toys, plastic piping etc.)

No food contaminated plastic will be accepted, only clean, dry plastic will be accepted

Materials accepted with a charge

  • Scrap Metal
  • Timber
  • Green Garden Waste
  • General Household Waste
  • Bulky household Items (Furniture, Carpet etc.)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (paint, detergents etc)
  • Plasterboard
  • Mattresses

We will not accept...

  • Non Household Hazardous waste
  • Commercial Waste
  • Household hazardous waste in unlabelled containers
  • Soil
Vehicles Accepted and Charges From Monday August 1st, 2016, will be as follows:
Vehicles Accepted & Charges Rate
Car (green waste only) €9.50
Car & Trailer (green waste only) €30.00
Car (general waste) €15.00
Car Van/Estate Car/Jeep (general waste) €21.00
Car & Trailer (single axle only) general waste €42.00
Small Van (Citreon Berlingo, VW Caddy, Nissan Courier, Renault Kangoo, Fiat Doblo, Ford Connect, etc.,)
Maximum Volume: 3.4m³ Excluding High Roof Vehicles
€42.00
Medium Van: (Renault Traffic, Toyota HiAce, etc,.)
Maximum Volume 5.8m³ Excluding High Roof Vehicles
€60.00
Large Van: (Ford Transit, V.W. Transporter, Mercedes Sprinter, etc.,) €84.00