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Scariff recycling centre and transfer station

  • CCTV surveillance is in operation at various bring banks and recycling centres. 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. 
  • Children accompanying adults to a recycling centres must be strictly supervised at all times.  If this is not possible children must remain in the vehicle.
  • In the event that bring banks are full, please let us know by calling 1800 606 706 (Freephone).
  • All food and putrescible refuse must be contained in approved bags.

You can recycle these items here

Items include:

  • Glass jars/bottles
  • Aluminium cans
  • Food cans
  • Plastic bottles
  • Heavy duty cardboard
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Tetrapak cartons
  • Waste engine oil
  • Scrap metal
  • Timber

You can bring these items here free of charge (householders)

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

You cannot bring these waste categories here

These waste categories are banned from the transfer station:

Map

Map of location

Longitude: -8.535469 Latitude: 52.911688

Charges for recyclables

  • Car, or car-based van or 4 wheel drive or equivalent - €5
  • Car, or car-based van or 4 wheel drive and small trailer (max. 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 1.8m/6 ft. long and less than 0.6m/2 ft high.

Waste disposal charges

The following waste disposal charges will apply from 29th November, 2011:

  • Mattress
    • €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%
  • ** Up to 12 bags €7.00 per bag inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
  • + Car, or car-based van or 4WD
    • €140.00 - small trailer (max 1.2 cu.m. / 42 cu.ft) inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
    • €260.00 - medium trailer (max 4.0 cu.m. / 140 cu.ft) inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
  • Van - €260.00 inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
  • Pickup - €260.00 - low sides up to 0.6 m / 2 ft. high inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
  • Van / Pickup and large trailer (max 8.0 cu.m./ 280 cu.ft.) - €420.00 inclusive of VAT at 13.5%
  • Tractor and large trailer (max 8.0 cu.m / 280 cu.ft.) - €420.00 inclusive of VAT at 13.5%

Trucks, refuse freighters, skips are not allowed at Scariff Recycling Centre and Transfer Stations

+ Smaller trailer is defined as less that 1.8 m / 6 ft long and less that 0.6 m/ 2 ft high

** Bag equivalents – bag is defined as 40-50 litres (760 mm / 30 inches 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.

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

VAT is at 13.5%. 

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Scariff recycling centre and transfer station
Scariff
Clare
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Opening hours

Normal opening hours

  • Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Closed Bank Holidays)
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.