Why not do something good for the environment and check out all the items you can recycle in County Longford?
Find out what can go into your recycling bin at mywaste.ie, Ireland’s official guide to managing your waste.
You can also take a look at our handy tips page!
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
You can dispose of anything with a plug or battery free of charge at either of Longford’s two private Civic Amenity sites.
More info on WEEE recycling scheme.
Glass Bottles & Cans
You can recycle all your bottles and cans FREE OF CHARGE at one of 26 Bring Bank locations throughout County Longford.
For a full list of locations, click here.
Note: Anyone who leaves waste, including bags or boxes at the Bottle Banks will be prosecuted.
You can recycle your cardboard, plastics and newspaper at a minimal charge of €0.20/kg at either of Longford’s two private Civic Amenity sites.
You can bring back your old batteries to any shop that sells batteries and they will be recycled free of charge. Look out for the small blue box in the shop.
Alternatively, batteries (including car batteries) are accepted at either one of Longford’s two private Civic Amenity sites.
Why not donate all your unwanted clothes that are in good condition to any one of your local charity shops?
Alternatively, old worn clothes can be disposed of free of charge at either of Longford’s two private Civic Amenity sites.
REVAMP will accept your old furniture free of charge provided it is in good condition and fit for resale. They will also restore your old furniture.
Large Goods Collections
Longford County Council holds a series of large goods collections every year throughout the County at various locations. We collect beds, mattresses, old furniture, bicycles, scrap metal, carpets, lino, children’s toys and timber. A nominal fee is charged.
For further information contact the Environment Section at 043-3343300
Composting is a great way of getting rid of unwanted organic material in the home and also provides a great source of compost for the garden. You can compost vegetable peelings, egg shells and cardboard egg boxes, tea bags, fruit peelings, leaves, some grass, kitchen towel and newspaper.
For further information on composting, please contact the Environment Section at 043-3343300
Items such as waste paint tins, fluorescent tubes, weedkiller, waste oil, etc., should not be disposed of along with your household waste. Special collections are organised by Longford County Council.
For further information contact the Environment Section at 043-3343462
All tyre retailers are obliged to take back your old tyres when you are purchasing new ones.
Anyone wishing to dispose of waste tyres click here https://www.repakelt.ie/
Civic Amenity Sites
Longford has two private Civic Amenity sites operated by Mulleadys Ltd.
Outdoor Civic Amenity Site, Cloonaugh, Drumlish, Co. Longford.
Mon. to Fri.: 8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. & 1.45 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Saturday: 9.00 am to 1.00 pm
Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays
Indoor Civic Amenity Site, Westlink Business Park, Athlone Road, Longford.
Wednesday: 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. & 1.45 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Saturday: 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.