Recycling Facilities

Bring Banks for Glass, Drink Cans and Textiles


Recycling Centres are located at SuperValu Car Park and at Kilmalogue Cross inside the old school car park.  It is possible to recycle bottles and drink cans at these locations.


Clothing Banks are situated at the following locations in the town:


  1. French Church Street at Wellington House
  2. Gracefield GAA Grounds
  3. Maxol Garage beside East End Hotel
  4. At the back of Portarlington Swimming Pool
  5. The Railway Bar

Portarlington Recycling Centre facility on the Lea Road accepts the following items for recycling:


  • Batteries,
  • Beverage Cartons,
  • Cans,
  • Car Tyres,
  • Cardboard,
  • Flat Glass,
  • Glass Bottles and Jars,
  • Green Waste (eg grass cuttings, hedge clippings),
  • Household Hazardous Waste (eg paint, adhesives etc),
  • Paper,
  • Plastic Containers, (soft containers only eg plastic bottles etc)
  • Scrap Metal,
  • Textiles,
  • Timber,
  • Waste Oil, WEEE Goods and many more!


Charity Shops


We now have four charity shops in Portarlington:


  1. Mrs. Quinn’s Shop on Main Street supporting the National Council for the Blind
  2. Sue Ryder Shop on Main Street supporting older people
  3. Charity Shop at The Square supporting Laois Hospice
  4. Charity Shop on Main Street supporting Saoirse Ireland – Mental Health