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Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Centre

Dunmore Recycling 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 €175 per tonne.

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: €70 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 €1/gallon. Max quantity accepted 10 gallons

Dunmore accepts the following items Free of Charge:


Household Electrical Appliances and Batteries


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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 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


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