Recycling centres/bring banks

Ballacolla Tidy Towns (46)

Bring Banks for Glass, Drink Cans and Textiles

Opening hours for Portlaoise Recycling Centre

Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Closed: Sundays / Public / Bank Holidays


Opening hours for Portarlington Recycling Centre

Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 8 a.m. to 5p.m.

Closed: Tuesdays/ Thursdays Sundays / Public / Bank Holidays

We take an active part in encouraging recycling operations throughout the county.  To compliment the extensive variety of materials accepted at Portlaoise Recycling Centre, Laois County Council also have a large bring bank network which takes glass and drink cans.  The full list is given below:

Please do not abuse these facilities by leaving rubbish or waste at them.  Bring your bags/boxes home with you and reuse them again.

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  • Abbeyleix (Statoil Garage)
  • Arles (Community Centre)
  • Attanagh (Post Office)
  • Ballacolla (Community Centre)
  • Ballaghmore (opposite shop)
  • Ballinakill (Adj to Parochial House)
  • Ballyadams (Church Car Park)
  • Ballybrittas (Statoil Garage)
  • Ballyfin (School Car Park)
  • Ballylynan (St Anne’s Hall)
  • Ballyroan (Community Centre)
  • Borris in Ossory (Carpark located behind Leix County Hotel)
  • Camross (Entrance to GAA pitch)
  • Castletown (Adj to School)
  • Clonaslee (Community Centre)
  • Clough (Car Park)
  • Coolrain (Adj to Post Box)
  • Cullohill (Community Centre)
  • Durrow (Statoil Garage)
  • Emo (entrance to Emo Court)
  • Errill
  • Graiguecullen (Doyle’s of the Shamrock)
  • Killenard (School Car Park)
  • Killeshin (Tennis Court Car Park)
  • Luggacurren (Community Centre)
  • Mayo (St Abbans Athletic Club)
  • Mountmellick (SuperValu carpark)
  • Mountmellick (Top Garage on Tullamore Road)
  • Mountrath (Council Car Park)
  • Newtown (Car Park at Cross Roads)
  • Pike of Rushall (Lay By)
  • Portarlington (Portarlington Recycling Centre)
  • Portarlington (Super Valu Car Park)
  • Portlaoise (Portlaoise Recycling Centre located at Kyletalesha Landfill)
  • Portlaoise (Public Carpark adjacent to Laois County Council’s offices)
  • Portlaoise (Downey’s Centra, Dublin Road)
  • Portlaoise (Brackens Store, Stradbally Road)
  • Portlaoise (Parkside Shopping Centre, Abbeyleix Road)
  • Portlaoise (Kilminchy Court)
  • Raheen (National School)
  • Rathdowney (Super Valu Car Park)
  • Rosenallis (Community Centre)
  • Shanahoe
  • Spink (Community Centre)
  • Stradbally (Playground Overflow Car Park, just off Main Street)
  • The Swan (Medical Centre)
  • Timahoe (Community Centre)
  • Wolfhill (Car Park opposite Church)

Textile Banks are also located in the following areas:

  • Abbeyleix (beside bring banks)
  • Borris in Ossory (beside bring banks)
  • Clonaslee (beside bring banks)
  • Mountrath (beside bring banks)
  • Rathdowney (beside bring banks)
  • Portlaoise (Car Park adjacent to County Hall)
  • Portlaoise Recycling Centre (located at Kyletalesha Landfill – entry fee applies to use Portlaoise Recycling Centre)

Please visit for more information about recycling in Ireland.