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Need to scrap your car ?

Avoid dodgy dealers offering cash for your old car or advertising on social media platforms. They will not give you the correct paperwork and your old car could end up being used in criminal activity.   In order to scrap a car, you need to take it to an Authorised […]


Free Electrical Waste Recyling

Did you know that electrical items and batteries are accepted FREE OF CHARGE all year round at our Recycling Centres at Kyletalesha and Portarlinton. Details of our Centres can be found here: https://laois.ie/…/recycling/recycling-centresbring-banks/ WEEE Ireland


Clean Air

The current Solid Fuels Regulations took effect from 31 October 2022, and apply equally across the State. The primary focus of these regulations is on improving air quality and improving people’s health outcomes, by restricting the retail, online and commercial sale of smoky fuels, including smoky coal, turf and wet […]

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Irish Farm Plastics Collections in Laois for 2023

IFFPG collects both at the farmyard and at bring-centres. The Scheme is “not for profit” and funded through a levy that is charged on all silage plastic that members place on the market, as well as a weight based collection fee charged to farmers.   There are collections taking place […]


Autumn Blitz 2023

Please note that the proposed event for Portarlington planned for the 1st of October 2023 has been cancelled due to health & safety concerns.     We are pleased to announce the following Anti-Dumping initiatives in Portlaoise and Portarlington, funded by the Dept. of the Environment, Climate & Communication. Accepting […]


Charges at Kyletalesha Recycling Centre

Please note the following charges will take effect from the 18/09/2023   Vehicle Type Charge (€) Car €5.00 Van/Jeep €10.00 Single Axle Trailer €10.00 Double Axle Trailer €15.00 Large Van €15.00 Large Van & Trailer €25.00

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Kyletalesha Landfill & Civic Amenity Site – New Layout

The road layout and payment arrangements at the landfill waste transfer station and recycling centre will change on the 18th September 2023. All traffic entering the Kyletalesha facility shall proceed directly to the weighbridge. All recycling centre traffic shall proceed to the weighbridge. All payments will be collected at the […]


Free Bulky Waste Amnesty – Mountmellick 9th September 2023

      LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL FREE BULKY WASTE AMNESTY MAX 2 items per vehicle! WHERE: MOUNTMELLICK DEV. ASSOC,  MOUNTMELLICK R32 A0PK WHEN: SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2023 WHAT: BED BASES, MATTRESSES, COUCHES, CHAIRS, TABLES FROM: 09.30-14.30   DOMESTIC CUSTOMERS ONLY MUST BE CLEAN AND DRY (NO GLASS) MAXIMUM OF 2 […]


Notice of Public Consultation – Parking Facilities, Rock of Dunamaise

  Notice of Public Consultation Proposed development by Laois County Council   Parking Facilities, Rock of Dunamase Aghnahily, Dunamase, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.   Plans and particulars of the above proposed development will be available for viewing and to discuss on Thursday April 27th 2023 from 4.00p.m. to 6.00p.m. in the Executive […]


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