Materials Not Accepted

It is not possible to recycle all the different types of waste materials generated at home at the Limerick Recycling Centres. Some material simply cannot be recycled and should be disposed of to landfill, eg. contaminated food packaging such as a pizza box containing leftover pizza. etc

Examples of materials which cannot be accepted at the Limerick Recycling Centres:

  • General Waste
  • Clothing or Textiles that are soiled or in bad condition
  • Clingfilm (accepted in Mungret only)
  • Fibre Glass Items
  • Household Gas Cylinders (Calor/FloGas)
  • Ink and Toner cartridges
  • Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)
  • Treated Timber e.g. creosote and painted.
  • Plastic Baths and Shower Trays
  • Plaster Board
  • PVC Window Frames
  • Pillows or Duvets
  • Suitcases

These items should be taken to:

Gortadroma, Ballyhahill, County Limerick (approximately 5 miles from the village of Shanagolden).

Phone: +353 69 82339.
Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., including lunch time, Tuesday to Thursday inclusive.

Closed : Friday to Monday inclusive.

Web Site:


If you have any queries or require further information on the Civic Amenity Centre nearest you or recycling in general, please contact:

Tel: 063 98836
Mob: 087 748 9130

Tel: 061 305 720
Mob: 087 748 9130

Newcastle West: 
Tel: 069 78610
Mob: 087 748 9130