Westmeath County Council have two recycling centres.
Fees: (From 1st September 2014) : €3 per car ; €10 per car/van with trailer.
Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm (last entry 4.40pm)
There are 49 Bring Banks in County Westmeath where glass, aluminium cans and textiles can be recycled free of charge.
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)