Water, Waste and Environment

Waste and Recycling

Dublin City Council Recycling Centres (Civic Amenity) sites at Ringsend and North Strand are operational as normal. Please adhere to social distancing at all times.

Recycling Services

Dublin City Council Recycling Centres at Ringsend & North Strand are reopen from Mon 20th April to deliver regular recycling services. Traffic management measures are in place at both sites to ensure social distancing.

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

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.

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.


National TFS Office

Dog Fouling Campaign

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

  • 7 in 10 people have walked in dog poo on the street
  • 51% of people have come across dog poo in their local park

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Tom Brabazon launched Dublin City Council’s new dog fouling awareness campaign ‘Dog Poo, It’s Everybody’s Business’.

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Find a Recycling Centre

Find a recycling centre in Dublin City

Recycling converts old things into new goods. Dublin City Council has a plan to achieve 60% recycling of waste by 2020. You can help by recycling your own rubbish.


Find your local recycling centre

To find your local recycling centre, please click here.