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Recycling Centres

Landfill & Recycling Centre

Ballymount Civic Amenity, Ballymount Avenue, Greenhills, Dublin 20

The South Dublin County Council Civic Amenity site at Ballymount remains open, to facilitate the disposal of domestic waste where the householder does not avail of a door to door collection.  Members of the public are advised to use the site only if it is essential.

Facility opening times are as follows :

Monday to Friday                     9:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday                                    9:00am to 5:30pm

Sunday and Bank Holidays      9:30am to 5:00pm

The Council’s bring bank sites remain open to the public for recycling of glass and these are being serviced as normal by the Council’s service provider.  Please note that some bring bank sites are currently only accessible on foot and not by car, where these are sited within car parks attached to public parks.

Please note that the HSE guidelines regarding hand hygiene, coughing etiquette and social distancing should be observed at all times when using these facilities.


Phone: 01-4621251

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 and Charges From Monday August 1st, 2016, will be as follows:
Vehicles Accepted & ChargesRate
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
Medium Van: (Renault Traffic, Toyota HiAce, etc,.)
Maximum Volume 5.8m³ Excluding High Roof Vehicles
Large Van: (Ford Transit, V.W. Transporter, Mercedes Sprinter, etc.,)€84.00