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Recycling centres

Recycling Centres

Westmeath County Council have two recycling centres.

  • Zone C, Clonmore Business Park, Mullingar, N91 X768 Tel: 044 93 44155.
  • Rear of Golden Island Shopping Centre, Athlone, N37 T625 Tel: 090 647 7397.

Download Recycling Centre & Bottle Bank Info (121kB) Recycling Centre Information September 2014(1,131kB) for a list of items accepted / not accepted

  • Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is accepted free of charge. 
  • Household Use Only.

Fees: (From 1st September 2014) :  €3 per car ; €10 per car/van with trailer.

Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm (last entry 4.40pm)

Bring Banks:

There are 49 Bring Banks in County Westmeath where glass, aluminium cans and textiles can be recycled free of charge.

  • Sort glass by colour (clear/brown/green).  Blue glass bottles/ jars, may be placed in the green bottle bank
  • Remove lids
  • Containers to be clean and free of food/ liquid residue
  • Drinking glasses/window glass/pyrex/crockery will contaminate the glass bottles and jars and make it un-recyclable

Ballydonagh Waste Facility - this facility is now closed

Please Note: The civic waste facility at Ballydonagh landfill is now closed. Alternative domestic waste facilities are available from authorised waste facilities in Athlone and Mullingar. The council have a recycling centre at Golden Island, Athlone. Telephone No: 09064 77397. This facility accepts residual waste / household waste at €4 per bag and a large range of bulky items (fees apply). The nearest operating waste disposal facility to Balldonagh is Barna Waste located on the Garrycastle road across from Athlone Institute of Technology. Westmeath County Council would like to thank it's customers for using this facility at Ballydonagh over the last five years and regret ant inconvenience caused. Landfill Levy Annual Report 2014 (87kB)