Household Waste Collection
The household waste collection service in County Galway is provided by private sector operators. Various companies provide waste collection services throughout the county. Consumers should contact service providers for full details of services and costs.
Check mywaste.ie for waste collection providers.
Currently, if you are on a Serviced Route, (including within a 100m of a serviced route) the service available to you is a wheelie bin service for the segregated collection of recyclables and landfill waste, at minimum.
If you are on a Serviced Route (including within 100m of a serviced route) and within an agglomeration exceeding 500 population, the service available to you is a wheelie bin service for the segregated collection of recyclables, food waste and landfill waste.
If you are within 100ms of a serviced route and wish to apply for your household to be designated and approved to use bags as a method of disposal please complete and return this form GCC-ENV-21(B)-00.
If your household is outside the scope of the serviced routes, you may avail of a bag or wheelie bin service.
USE YOUR EIRCODE IN THE Eircode Enquiry LINK ABOVE TO CHECK WHAT SERVICE IS AVAILABLE TO YOU.
*This information was correct at the time of publication 04/01/2021.
7/7/20 Please Note
All householders must manage their waste by complying with any one of the following options:
1. Registration with a permitted Waste Collector operating in the Galway County Council area for the provision of kerbside waste collection.
2. Municipal domestic waste is segregated and delivered directly by the waste holder to an authorised waste facility. Receipts must be kept as proof that this is the option that is being used.
3. Bin-Sharing. This is an option for two households to come together sharing the same bins and waste account. Proof of the sharing arrangement will be required.
Environment Section, Galway County Council, Prospect Hill, Galway, 091-509510 or email@example.com.