Water, Waste and Environment

Waste and Recycling

Dublin City Councils Civic Amenity Sites at Ringsend & North Strand are operational as normal. Please adhere to social distancing at all times.

All Bring Centres are operational, please see below opening times:

Recycling Services

All Dublin City Council Civic Amenity Sites and Bring Centres are open. Traffic management measures are in place at all sites to ensure social distancing.

Bring Centre Opening Times:

Community Bring Centres

Important Notice: Our Collins Avenue  & Windmill Road bring centres will remain closed until further notice due to Covid-19 restrictions. We will update you with a reopen date as soon as it is confirmed.

Windmill Road Bring Centre is scheduled to reopen Monday the 8th of June. Operational Monday -Friday at present.

Derelict Sites

The Derelict Sites Act defines a derelict site as any land that “detracts, or is likely to detract, to a material degree from the amenity, character or appearance of land in the neighbourhood of the land in question because of ”:

  • Structures which are in a ruinous, derelict or dangerous condition, or
  • The neglected, unsightly or objectionable condition of the land or of structures on it, or
  • The presence, deposit or collection of litter, rubbish, debris or waste

Report a derelict site

Civic Amenity Sites(CA Sites)

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.

Dog Fouling Campaign

Dog Poo, It’s Everybody’s Business’ – New Dog Fouling Campaign Launched

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Guidelines for Exporting or Importing Waste

NTFSO Guidance Document

A guideline document has been prepared to facilitate your understanding of the TFS Regulations. The information contained within the guidelines does not purport to provide, and should not be relied upon as, a legal interpretation of the Regulations.

To view the TFS guidelines please click on the link below:

End of Life Vehicle Regulations

End-of-Life Vehicles

The European Union (End of Life Vehicles) Regulations 2014 (SI No 281 of 2014) as amended came into effect on 30 July 2014. The Waste Management (End of Life Vehicles) Regulations were introduced in Ireland in 2006. The purpose of the Regulations is to ensure that old end-of-life vehicles are de-polluted and dismantled in a manner that will not pose a threat to our environment or to human health. 

NTFSO Waste Shipment Registers

The National TFS Office maintains records for all amber waste import and export shipments which take place in a particular calendar year. A record is also maintained of all Green List Waste returns filed with the office by registered Brokers/Dealers. The latest registers are available below.

Charging Structure for Amber and Green Listed Waste

From 1st July 2010, the fees listed hereunder apply for services provided by the National TFS Office in respect of the export and import of waste.