Civic Amenity Sites

Local authorities may provide civic amenity sites where the public can recycle and dispose of household waste.

Local authorities may provide bring centres where you can recycle small household items such as glass, plastic, food and beverage cans and textiles.

The council operates a recycling centre at Powerstown.  A list of the materials accepted at the site is outlined in the attached flyer.

 Powerstown Civic Amenity Site

Powerstown CA Site


Opening Hours Contact Details
Tuesday – Friday  8.30 – 16.00 059 9172406
Saturday                     8.30 – 12.30 Powerstown Civic Amenity Site
Sunday & Monday    Closed Powerstown, Carlow
  R93 RF22


The last vehicles will be admitted to the landfill up to 15.40 (Tue-Fri) and 12.15 (Sat).

Recycling Centre €4.00 (Additional Charges May Apply)
Single Black Bag of Rubbish €6.00
Waste Engine Oil €2.50 for 5 litres
Landfill €200 per tonne
  • Min Charge of
€15 for 75kg
Paints & Varnishes €1.00 per litre
Green Waste €100 per tonne
Gypsum/Plasterboard €150 per tonne
Wood/Timber €100 per tonne
Rubble €60 per tonne

Access for All facility

Kernanstown Bring Centre

Kernanstown Bring Centre accepts the following materials for recycling from domestic customers:

Aluminium cans, Cardboard, Clothes, Glass Bottles, Newsprint (newspapers and magazines, junk mail)

Please note that all of these materials must be washed and separated before recycling. Clean and separate all waste before recycling. No commercial waste will be accepted.

Opening Hours
Monday - Saturday             8.30 – 16.00
Sunday & Bank Holidays    Closed

Refuse Collection Service

Carlow County Council does not provide a waste collection service.  It is provided by Private Waste Collectors in Carlow.