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Galway City Council and Galway County Council €5.00 Bulky Goods Event


Galway City Council and Galway County Council €5.00 Bulky Goods Event

Galway City and Galway County Council are delighted to announce a joint initiative in association with Barna Recycling.  There will be a discounted Bulky Goods event for householders at the Ballinasloe, Clifden and Tuam Civic Amenity Sites and at Barna Recycling facility on the Headford Road, Galway, from 26th July to 6th August, 2021 (subject to review).      

Recycling of Bulky Goods to include sofas, 3 piece suites, wardrobes, bedside lockers, textiles, mattresses, bedframes, dining tables and chairs will cost just €5.00 during this period. Both Local Authorities advise the public that:

*This service must be booked online via the Barna Recycling website before arriving at any of the above sites by using the following address https://barnarecycling.com/booking 

*Pre-booking is essential to avail of the €5.00 gate fee. Regular gate and weighbridge fees will be incurred in the event that you arrive at either site without prior online booking of the service.

*This service is for householders only, commercial operators will be turned away

The following is a list of Items which will not be accepted:

Construction & demolition waste, waste electrical and electronic equipment, hazardous waste, bags of household waste, toys/trampolines etc, and ceramic. 

Further details on the event can be found on Galway City and Galway County Council’s social media platforms or alternatively by contacting the local authority relevant to where you live.

Galway City enquiries:

Galway City Council may be contacted by email to environment@galwaycity.ie or tele 091-536400. 

Galway County enquiries:

Galway County Council may be contacted by email to environment@galwaycoco.ie or tele 091-509510.

A dedicated website called www.mywaste.ie   is available to assist householders with the management of waste, for example providing details on what can and cannot be recycled, bring bank locations, civic amenity site locations etc.

This initiative is funded by the Government of Ireland through the Anti-Dumping Initiative 2021.