Portlaoise Recycling Centre


 Portlaoise Recycling Centre is located at Kyletalesha Landfill.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 8am to 3.30pm
  • Saturday: 8am to 1pm
  • Sundays/Bank/Public Holidays: Closed

Admission Fee: €4 (coins only – no change given) per vehicle – no commercial customers allowed.  Receipts are available on request on the day of visit.

Waste Electronic and Electrical Goods (WEEE Goods), are still accepted free of charge.

Please note from 06 April 2015 only 3 paint tins are accepted as part of the €3 gate fee.  Any additional quantity over this will be charged at €1 per tin.

AES staff will issue a receipt covering any additional costs incurred when recycling at Portlaoise Recycling Centre.

This state of the art Recycling Centre is located approximately 3 miles outside Portlaoise, on the Mountmellick Road.  The facility, located at Kyletalesha Landfill, accepts a wide variety of materials for recycling, including:

  • Aluminium cans (eg drink cans)
  • Beverage Cartons (eg juice cartons etc)
  • Car Batteries
  • Car Tyres (conditions / customer quotas apply)
  • Cardboard
  • Clothes/Textiles
  • Engine Oil
  • Fluorescent Tubes and Light Bulbs
  • Gas Cylinders Glass (Clear, Green and Brown Glass – Blue Glass can go with Green Glass)
  • Household Batteries (eg torch batteries)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (eg paint, paint thinners, weed killers etc)
  • Metal Paper Sheet Glass (eg windows)
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Plastic Containers for soft and hard plastics
  • Steel food cans (eg dog food tins, bean tins etc)
  • Waste Electronic & Electrical Goods (WEEE Goods eg TVs, microwave ovens, fridges freezers etc).

Please ensure that items are placed in the correct container(s) to ensure they are recycled properly.  Remember to remove any bags/boxes that you brought with you.

For an additional fee, the following bulky waste items will be accepted at the Portlaoise Recycling Centre including:

ITEM COST
Suite of furniture €20.00
Couch €14.00
Mattress €15.00
Plastic Garden Furniture €8.00
Wardrobe €10.00
Beds excl. Mattress €10.00
Arm Chair €10.00
Toys €6.00

Composting Facility

Biodegradable food and organic waste can be composted at the Recycling Centre.  These items are accepted in pre-purchased compostable bags and access is then free of charge.

If you have a query on reducing, reusing or recycling your waste, please contact the Environment Section on 057 867 4322.

Please visit recyclemore.ie for more information about recycling in Ireland.