Portlaoise Recycling Centre

 Portlaoise Recycling Centre is located at Kyletalesha Landfill.

From monday 10th august 2020 the civic amenity site at the kyletalesha landfill facility will be directly managed, operated & staffed by laois county council.

Co-operation and patience is sought from all users of the facility to ensure that the civic amenity site operates in an efficient and safe manner. Members of the public are requested to follow the instructions of site staff when using the facility.

Please note that Hard plastics will now be accepted at the Civic Amenity Site.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 8am to 3.30pm

  • Saturday: 8am to 1pm

  • Sundays/Bank/Public Holidays: Closed

Admission Fee: €4 (coins only – no change given) per vehicle – no commercial customers allowed.  Receipts are available on request on the day of visit.

Waste Electronic and Electrical Goods (WEEE Goods), are still accepted free of charge.

This state of the art Recycling Centre is located approximately 3 miles outside Portlaoise, on the Mountmellick Road.  The facility, located at Kyletalesha Landfill, accepts a wide variety of materials for recycling, including:

  • Paint €1 per can. Cans only accepted from domestic customers.
  • Aluminum cans (eg drink cans)
  • Beverage Cartons (eg juice cartons etc)
  • Car Batteries
  • Car Tyres €1 per tyre (conditions / customer quotas apply)
  • Cardboard
  • Clothes/Textiles
  • Engine Oil
  • Fluorescent Tubes and Light Bulbs
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Glass (Clear, Green and Brown Glass – Blue Glass can go with Green Glass)
  • Household Batteries (eg torch batteries)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (eg paint, paint thinners, weed killers etc)
  • Metal Paper Sheet Glass (eg windows)
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Steel food cans (eg dog food tins, bean tins etc)
  • Waste Electronic & Electrical Goods (WEEE Goods eg TVs, microwave ovens, fridges freezers etc).
  • Hard Plastics



Please ensure that items are placed in the correct container(s) to ensure they are recycled properly.  Remember to remove any bags/boxes that you brought with you.

– Gate fee domestic car         €4.00

– Paint cans                             €1.00 per can

– Single mattresses                €15.00 per mattress

– Double mattress                  €20.00 per mattress

– Car tyres                                €1.00 per tyre

– No bulky waste in the Civic Amenity Centre




If you have a query on reducing, reusing or recycling your waste, please contact the Environment Section on 057 867 4322.

Please visit recyclemore.ie for more information about recycling in Ireland.