South Dublin County Council

Manage Household Waste

Become waste aware - Top Prevention tips

  • 3 lifestyle rules – Reduce Reuse Recycle
  • Talk about ways of reducing waste
  • Mend and repair
  • Use paper where possible
  • Stop food waste
  • Go shopping with a list
  • Avoid disposable packaging

Arrange a household waste collection service provider


Recycle more

Materials can be recycled at the following locations

New nationally agreed household recycling list

Recycling in Ireland is constantly evolving and in order to keep in line with international standards, what belongs in your household recycle bin has been simplified.
 The new nationally agreed household recycling list is now available from It’s easy, if it’s not on the list it doesn’t belong in the bin. Please make sure that all items are clean, dry and placed loosely in the bin.


Related Documents

Household Waste Bye-Laws
Document type: Legislation - pdf
Handle Household Waste
Document type: Guidelines - pdf