Recycling Centres

Two recycling centres  – Coolmine Recycling Centre and Estuary Recycling Centre 



Where you can find us

Coolmine Recycling Centre: Coolmine Industrial Estate, Dublin 15.  Beside Coolmine Fire Station.
Telephone: (01) 890 5986


Estuary Recycling Centre: Swords, beside Swords Business Park
Telephone: (01) 890 5985

Find the recycling centres on the map

Opening hours  

  Coolmine Recycling Centre Estuary Recycling Centre
Monday Open 9am to 4pm Open 8am to 8pm
Tuesday Open 9am to 4pm Open 8am to 8pm
Wednesday Open 9am to 4pm Open 8am to 8pm
Thursday Open 9am to 4pm Open 8am to 8pm
Friday Open 9am to 4pm Open 8am to 8pm
Saturday Open 9am to 4pm Open 8am to 6pm
Sunday & Bank Holidays Closed Closed

 Please note: During bad weather, the recycling centres may have to close for health and safety reasons.

What you can bring

 Recycling centres are for household waste only. Commercial waste not accepted.

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 Following are accepted free of charge

  • paper
  • cardboard
  • cartons
  • tins and cans
  • glass bottles and jars
  • plastic bottles – they should be washed and squashed with tops removed
  • clean plastic packaging
  • clothes
  • Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
  • fluorescent tubes and energy-saving bulbs 
  • car and household batteries
  • cooking oil and engine oil

Accepted with a charge

  • bulky waste (e.g. Furniture, carpet)
  • wood
  • metal
  • green waste (restricted to cars and small trailers)
  • soil and stones
  • duvets and pillows
  • household hazardous waste (paint, herbicides, household cleaners etc.)

How much does it cost

Car boot: €8 (€4 for green waste only)
Full car: €16 (€8 for green waste only)
Car-van / car and small trailer (max. 6ft x 4ft x 2ft): €40 (€24 for green waste only)
Small van (max. 212 cubic feet): €128 (not allowed for green waste)

If you only have Household Hazardous Waste, the charge is €4

Ways to pay

You can pay at the recycling centre by debit/credit card. If you don’t have a debit/credit card, you can consider using a prepay card like the O2 Money Card or a Payzone Card.