Recycling is a very important part of waste management. To find out (and check on a map) where to recycle in Kildare and the rest of the country, go to www.mywaste.ie
This site includes the locations of recycling banks for glass, cans and textiles across the county.
There are two recycling centres in Kildare. A third facility is currenlt being planned for north Kildare, at a site near Celbridge. These facilities accept a wide range of items for recycling, and also accept domestic and commercial waste for landfill. The sites are currently run by AES on behalf of the council. THe links tell you what can be acceted at each site and the current charges.
Silliot Hill is located just outside Kilcullen on the Naas-Kilcullen road.
Opening Hours: 8am-3.45pm Monday to Saturday
Tel. 045 913080
more information go to Silliot Hill Recycling Centre
Gallows Hill is in Athy on the Dublin Road opposite the GAA grounds.
Opening Hours: 9am- 3.45pm THURSDAY TO SATURDAY
more information go to Gallows Hill Recycling Centre