Community Waste Workshops


Turn Spoil Into Soil


Do you need help in looking after your waste line?

If you wish to find out more about reducing, reusing and recycling your waste (including information on composting) or you wish to book a waste check / compost clinic in your area, please contact Suzanne Dempsey, Environmental Awareness Officer on 057 866 4013 or email

Previous locations which have availed of this free service include:

  • Mountmellick Library
  • Portlaoise Library
  • Clonaslee Library
  • Portlaoise Parish Centre
  • Mountrath Library
  • Rathdowney Library
  • Portarlington Library
  • St Fiaccs National School, Graiguecullen
  • Knockmay Family Resource Centre, Portlaoise
  • Heritage House, Abbeyleix

Community Groups (eg Tidy Towns, ICA) across County Laois can also avail of free waste management workshops in their local area – simply contact Suzanne Dempsey (details given above) to arrange same.

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