Clean Ireland Recycling is committed to always listening to our customers views and comments.
Please see below some of the most frequently asked questions.

To check account balance and expiry date, please ring 1890 361800, select option 2, option 1.

Brown paper bags for the 7 ltr kitchen food caddy are available at the cost of €4.00 for a bundle of 50 from our offices in Ennis, Shannon,  and Cree.

You do not always need to use the brown Clean Ireland bags though.

You can also line your bins with newspaper or any paper bag.

You need to bring in your food waste bin to any of our offices and it will be replaced. For the bigger recycling and waste bins, please ring us directly on 1890 361800 and we will arrange to have them replaced.

Please email or ring us on 1890 361800 and we will arrange for a replacement EASYPAY CARD to be sent out to you.

In the interest of Health & Safety, Clean Ireland Recycling will not collect glass in our regular Recycling bin.
If you live in certain areas of Clare, Limerick and Tipperary that are serviced by our glass collection service, please use the glass collection box provided. Alternatively take your glass to the local bottle banks.

  • Meat, poultry, fish

  • Shellfish & bones
  • Egg & dairy products

  • Plate scrapings & table scraps

  • Fruit & vegetables
  • Bread, dough, pasta & grains/cereals

  • Coffee grounds, filters & tea bags

  • Soiled kitchen towels

• Glass, metal, plastic, rubber, textiles, nappies, soil, rubble, or any other non-food types of waste.

  • Paper & Packaging
  • All Plastics
  • Cans & Tins

Make sure materials that are placed in your Recycling bin are Clean, Dry & Loose!

  • Disposable coffee/tea cups
  • Glass
  • Food/green garden waste
  • Wet/dirty waste
  • Sanitary waste
  • Polystyrene
  • Foil
  • Contaminated food packaging
  • Dirty pizza boxes
  • Tea bags
  • Any other rubbish

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Your Customer ID or account number can be found on a recent invoice or on the labels on your wheelie bins. For help in finding your account number, please Click Here.

  • Your EASYPAY Card will facilitate your account at any PostPoint of Post Office* location.
  • Pay with Credit/Debit card on our 24 hour automated service — call 1890 361800 and select option 2.
  • Direct Debit — please contact the office for a bank form or the form can be obtained from the website on link
  • Payment can be made online at
  • If part-paying your invoice, please ensure your account is paid up to date to avoid disruption to your collection service. Please ensure you allow 3–5 working days for payment to be credited to your account. Our trucks are automated; accounts not in service cannot be emptied by the truck.

*€20 Minimum payment amount at Post Office.

Yes, the only days we don’t collect are Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day. Any service disruption will be notified in advance.

Our offices are open 9–5, Monday to Friday. We are closed Bank Holidays, Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day.

All bins are collected on the same day every second week (except glass, please check your glass collection calendar online). Glass collection is available in certain areas only.

Yes. Each new customer is put into our average weight bracket per Wet Waste lift. If you exceed that weight, then your next bill will increase but likewise if the weights are lower then your next bill will reduce!

To pay your bill online, please Click Here.

You can firstly manage your waste by monitoring the amount of waste you bring into your household. Try to choose less packaged products while shopping if possible. Increased diversion from your mixed waste bin of the appropriate material to your recycling and food waste bins will also help reduce your future bills further.

Please put all bins out the night before collection day and leave out until collected. Make sure all bins are placed on the kerbside and are visible from both directions. Do not time the trucks as collection schedule/time can vary.