Our waste and recycling centre (civic amenity centre) is a convenient solution for anyone that needs to dispose of large/bulky items, or general waste & recycling, in a secure and EPA-approved facility. 

Opening Hours:  
Monday – Saturday: 9am – 5pm (open during lunch) / Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

Oranmore, Galway. Eircode is H91 EVW3 or Click Here for location. 

We accept cash, credit/debit card, Google Pay and Apple Pay. There is a minimum charge of €4 on all transactions. All prices include VAT at 13.5%. Please note: household customers cannot add charges to their account, business customers must be pre-authorised to add charges to their account.


Free to dispose:

  • Clothes (in designated clothes banks only) 
  • Bottles & Cans (in designated bottle banks only)  
  • Metal
  • WEEE / Electrical – any household items with a plug eg. Microwave, TV (and also includes batteries / flourescent tubes etc.)  

Fixed Price Options:

1 x Bag of General Waste: €4.00  1 x Bag of Recycling Material: €2.00  Combo (1 x Bag of General Waste and 1 x Bag of Recycling): €5.00 
Boot Load of Material: €15.00  Car Load of Material: €25.00  Motor Vehicle Weighing (for tax purposes): €20.00 No appointment Required 
Single Mattress: €20.00  Double Mattress: €25.00  Single Bulky Item: €15.00 


Weight Based Price Options:

General Waste: €0.24c/Kg  Mixed Recycling: €0.15c/Kg  Skip Waste/Builder Waste*: €0.21c/Kg 
Timber Waste (including hedge cuttings and grass): €0.14c/Kg  Tiles/Rubble/Soil (plasterboard/gyproc): €0.05c/Kg  *Mixed dry waste, builders waste, skip waste & hard plastic are all acceptable in this group 



  • Paint – effective from Tuesday 11/10/2022 we will no longer be accepting paint.
    Note: The Civic Amenity facilities in Tuam and Ballinasloe currently accept paint – but please check in advance if intending to use.
  • Tyres
  • Engine or Cooking Oil
  • Asbestos
    Note: The environmental department of their local authority will advise on dealing with asbestos and any other hazardous waste.
  • Gas Barrels
  • Medical Waste
  • Commercial items – eg. office photocopier or commercial fridge

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