Donegal Recycling Centres

We operate six Recyling Recycling Centres in County Donegal. A wide range of items are collected for recycling and we also accept garden and household waste. **Dates will be advised soon for this year's paint and hazardous liquids collections at our Recycling Centres**

Our Centres

Opening Hours

All sites will close for lunch from 12.30pm - 1.15pm each day.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Letterkenny Closed 8.30am - 5pm 8.30am - 5pm 10:30am - 7pm 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 2pm
Milford Closed Closed 10.30am - 7pm Closed 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 2pm
Stranorlar Closed 08:30am - 5pm Closed 10:30am - 7pm Closed 8:30am - 2pm
Carndonagh 8:30am - 4.30pm Closed 8.30am - 4.30pm Closed


8:30am - 4:30pm
Laghey Closed Closed Closed 10:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 2:30pm 8:30am - 2:30pm
Dungloe Closed Closed Closed 10:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 2:30pm 8:30am - 2:30pm


Bank Holidays

Our sites will be closed on the following dates this year:

  • Monday 18th March 
  • Monday 22nd April 
  • Monday 6th May 
  • Monday 3rd June 
  • Monday 5th August 
  • Monday 28th October 
  • Wednesday 25th December 
  • Thursday 26th December  

What Items are Accepted

At our Recycling Centres we have containers for different recyclable materials. To make your visit easier and quicker please sort your recycling materials at home. All items for recycling should be clean. Our staff will be happy to help you in any way they can. 

Category Material Charge

Free of



Glass bottles & jars

Food & drinks cans





Car batteries

Small appliances

Large applicances

TVs & monitors

Mobile phones

Scrap metal

Sewing machines


Free of Charge






Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays (no plants pots please)

Used engine oil

Cooking oil

€1 for a standard black bin bag (this may contain smaller bags or sorted materials) 

€4 standard car 

€8 Large car or Car and trailer (6”4")
(Vans will be charged based on level of load) 


Food waste

(must be in a compostable bag or wrapped in newspaper)

€1 for 0-2kg

€2 for 3-5kg

€4 for 6-10kg

  Gas bottles €2 per bottle
  Garden waste €2 per bag
  Polystyrene €2 per bag
  Tyres €4 per tyre

Bulky Items



Small items of furniture such as bedside table or dining room chair, toilet, sink, pram/buggy and blinds. €15
  Large items of furniture e.g. armchair, wardrobe, cot, bed base, shower tray and door. €25
  Mattresses Single €15, Double €25, King size €30
  Carpet €25 minimum
​(This will increase according to the size of the roll)
  Sofa €30 minimum
​(This will increase if larger/heavier than normal)
  Wood Charge based on amount

Household Waste


€5 per bag weighing up to 10kg.
(An extra €1 is charged for every extra 2.5kg above this) 


Information Leaflet

For more information on our Donegal recycling centres click on the link below.


Educational Tours

We offer free tours for school groups at all our Recycling Centres in Donegal. During these visits pupils can discover how to recycle a wide range of items from their homes and schools.  

We will work with schools to tailor our visits to their needs providing a fun and educational day out for all. Schools interested in making a booking should contact Bryson Recycling on 086 777 9325.

Customer Feedback

Bryson Recycling is committed to providing you with the best possible service. We value what our customers have to say and are happy to receive any suggestions or comments regarding how we can improve our services.