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Central Waste Management Facility


Central Waste Management Facility
Ballyduff Beg,
County Co. Clare

Contact details

Telephone: (065) 6836960

Opening hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed


Longitude: -9.153843 Latitude: 52.871461

Waste disposal charges

The following Waste disposal Charges will apply from 23rd July 2013.

Charges for Ballyduffbeg
1 bag€7.00 inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
Over 10 bags€240.00 per tonne, inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
Timber (Recyclable Condition Only)
€110.00 per tonne, inclusive of VAT at 13.5% (not subject to landfill levy) - The minimum recycling charge of €5.00 will apply to small quantities in cars.
Mattresses€20.00 - Double mattress inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
€14.00 - Single mattress inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
Furniture Unit / Couch€30.00 - Three seater furniture unit / Couch inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
€20.00 - Two seater furniture unit / Couch inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
€10.00 - Single seater furniture unit / Armchair inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
Composter with Kitchen Caddy€50.00


* Bag Equivalents - Bag is defined as 40-50 Litres (760 mm/30 in high "swing bin" liners and equivalent) Clare County Council reserves the right to estimate the volume of waste delivered in other bag sizes and/or by other means.

Public weighing of vehicle - €35.00 inclusive of VAT at 21%

Where charges are based on tonnage the vehicles will be weighed and charges rounded to nearest €1.00 with a minimum charge of €70.00 applying.

The cost is inclusive of transportation, processing and disposal of residual waste at a licensed facility elsewhere.  The final disposal includes the cost of landfill levy which is currently €75.00 per tonne.


  • VAT is at 13.5% and is effective from 1st July, 2010

Clare County Council reserves the right to refuse entry if containers are full, or for any materials other than those normally accepted at the facility.

The site rules must be adhered to at all times by customers using this facility.

Charges for recyclables effective from 18th January 2011

  • Car, or car-based van or 4 wheel drive or equivalent - €5
  • Car, or car-based van or 4 wheel drive and small trailer (maximum 1.2 cu. m /42 cu. ft)* - €9
  • Light van - €12
  • All other vehicles and vehicle/trailer combinations - €25
  • A minimum charge will apply - €5

These charges are inclusive of V.A.T. at 13.5%

*Small trailer is defined as less than 1.8 m / 6 ft long and less than 0.6 m / 2 ft high.

Recyclables include:

  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminium cans
  • Food cans
  • Plastic bottles
  • Heavy duty cardboard
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Tetrapak cartons
  • Waste engine oil
  • Scrap metal
  • Timber (There is a charge of €110.00 per tonne for large quantities of timber)
  • Clean green waste (Householders only) - Tree branches - Max. diameter 4 cm.
  • Plate glass (no frames or windscreens)
  • Waste paints
  • Waste cooking oil
  • Hard plastics

The following items are accepted free of charge for householders:

  • Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), such as fridges, cookers, computers, etc.
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Waste batteries
  • Textiles

Note: Commercial quantities of the above items will not be accepted. Business premises must make their own arrangements with their waste collectors.

Please note that CCTV surveillance is in operation at various bring banks and recycling centres throughout the county.  It should be noted that it is an offence under the Litter Pollution Act 1997 - 2003 to leave any waste materials including bags of household waste, bottles, plastics, cardboard boxes etc. in the vicinity of bring bank receptacles.  In the event that bring banks are full, please notify Environment Section on 1800 606 706.

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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 11/10/13