Athlone Civic Amenity Centre

The centre is being run by AES (Advanced Environmental Solutions) on behalf of the Council. The centre is located to the rear of Golden Island Shopping Centre in Athlone.

Items Accepted for Recycling: Items NOT Accepted for Recycling
  • Glass- Clear, Green and Brown Glass (Lids Removed)
  • Aluminium cans (Soft Drinks Cans, Beer Cans)
  • Food Tins (e.g. Peas, Beans and Dog Food cans)
  • Plastic Bottles (Mineral Bottles & Milk Bottles)
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Paper- (Dry and Clean)
  • Timber (No sawdust, nails or bolts.)
  • Waste Motor Oils
  • Batteries (Car & Household)
  • White Goods (e.g. Fridges, Washing Machines, Cookers)
  • Electrical equipment (dryers, microwaves, electrical radiators, TV’s, radios, Hoovers, toasters, fryers, electrical knives, grinders, coffee machines, computers)
  • Tetra-paks (e.g. Milk cartons, Orange Juice Cartons)
  • Fluorescent Tubes & Lamps
  • Metal Waste Cardboard
  • Clothes
  • Garden/Green Waste
  • Mobile Phones
  • Gas cylinders
  • Flat Glass (window glass)
  • Waste tyres
  • Plastic bags & Wrapping
  • Polystyrene &
  • Contaminated Waste
    Dirty Food Containers
  • Flower Pots
  • Aerosols
  • Aeroboard
  • Torn or dirty clothes
  • Paint Tins
  • Carpet
  • Hard Plastics – Children’s toys, plastic buckets, laundry baskets, curtain rails, PVC gutters, garden furniture, coat hangers,
    sewage pipes, crates.

Before bringing your items to the centre please ensure that:

The Civic Amenity Centre consists of Clearly Labelled skips and Banks in which to place your items. Please
make sure to read and follow the information provided at the individual skips to prevent cross contamination.

Help is available at the centre.

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday 9.00AM to 5pm (Last entry at 4.50pm)

All electrical goods can be brought to the recycling facility free of charge. There is a €2 charge per car and a €5 charge per car & trailer for the use of the recycling facility for all other materials.

C. Graham, Environment Section, Bishopsgate Street, Mullingar

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Athlone Civic Amenity Centre
Golden Island
Tel: 090 6477397

Athlone Town Council, Civic Centre, Church St., Athlone Co. Westmeath    Tel: 090 6442100 Fax: 090 6479020   Email: