Managing your Domestic Waste

There are 3 ways for managing your waste correctly in Sligo:


1.  Have a contract in place with an authorised door-to-door waste collector (kerbside collection – wheelie bin collection)

The following are the permitted waste collectors operating in Sligo:


Barna Waste
Greenstar Ltd
Donegal Waste Disposal Ltd
McGrath Waste Disposal Ltd
Loftus Recycling

2.  Bring your domestic waste to the Waste Facility in Sligo (or your locality). 

There is one such facility in Sligo which is operated by Greenstar Ltd and is located at Deepwater Quay, Sligo,  F91 CP2D

The opening hours are 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm on Monday to Friday and from 9am to 1pm on Saturday. 

The following charges/fees apply:

Black bag € 6.50
240 Litre wheelie bin €10.00
Car (general waste) €25.00
Single axel trailer €45.00
Small van €50.00
Big van or double axel trailer €80.00


3.  Use a Civic Amenity Site 

See link below for a list of Sligo’s Recycling Facilities and what is accepted at the sites, opening hours and fees payable. 

Recycling Facilities in Sligo

There are 2 Civic Amenity Sites in Sligo:

  • Tubbercurry Recycling Centre, Connolly Street, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo, F91 AP97 and is operated by Barna Waste
  • Greenstar Recycling Centre, Deepwater Quay, Sligo, F91 CP2D and is operated by Greenstar Ltd

There are also 44 bring banks currently in Sligo where you can recycle glass bottles, jars, aluminium cans and at some bring banks clothing can be recycled.

Bring Banks

The disposal of green waste – grass clippings, hedge trimmings, trees, leaves etc can be brought to Ballisodare Composting Facility, Union Road, Ballisodare, Co Sligo, F91 YK76.

Ballisodare Composting Facility is Ireland’s official guide to managing your waste. You will find everything you need to know about how to manage your waste responsibly and efficiently. Browse the site for local waste services, recycling facilities, information on prevention, reusing and disposing of waste. provides information on the disposal of bulky items – furniture, mattresses etc. and advises on the possibility of re-using rather than disposing of these items.