Civic Amenity Sites(CA Sites)

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Both North Strand & Ringsend Civic Amenity Site are managed and operated on behalf of Dublin City Council by Greenstar.

Householders are required to separate their food waste from their general waste. Dublin City Council provides a food waste disposal service at the Civic Amenity Sites at Ringsend and North Strand.

A wide range of materials are accepted at both sites for recycling, including bulky household waste, DIY rubble, household priority waste and WEEE.

When customers enter both facilities the fee payable is established based on the nature of the materials to be deposited and the size of the vehicle. Fees are charged according to the costs set out and displayed on site by Dublin City Council. 

Charges contribute towards the cost of recycling and recovering the wide variety of materials accepted at the facilities.

The charges in place at the City Council’s Recycling Centres are as follows:

The charges in place at the City Council’s Recycling Centres are as follows





Estate car/Jeep/SUV


Vehicle + single axle trailer


Vehicle + double axle trailer





Disposal of Green Waste


80L Bag (Household black bag)


1m³ Skip Bag



Disposal of domestic waste


80L Bag (Household black bag)


Food Waste: Up to 10 litres €2
Food Waste: Up to 25 litres €4

Please note that carpets, curtains etc are classified as bulky items and are subject to recycling charges.

Customers disposing of bulky household waste at either Recycling Centre should maximise their vehicle load.

Green Waste is accepted at both sites and for information on the charges applied, please click here

Patrons are reminded that commercial /Trade waste will not be accepted under any circumstances at either facility. Vans which are full of items may be turned away.

  • Mattresses – Maximum 2 per vehicle load

There is no tariff for vehicles carrying only the following materials :

  • Packaging material – paper, glass, cardboard, cans, plastic bottles, etc.
  • All Electronic and Electrical equipment