Bulk waste - Skip Hire

Bulky Waste: for example mattresses, beds, attic and shed clear-outs


There are a number of ways to dispose of bulky waste:

  1. Use a permitted waste collector who will come directly to your home to remove bulky waste items on an appointment basis.
  2. Hire a Skip from a permitted waste collector.
  3. Bring directly to a licenced landfill or waste transfer station.



 1. Permitted waste collectors who will come directly to your home to remove bulky waste items by appointment.


Collectors Permitted to Collect Bulk Waste in Limerick City

  • Christopher Guerin. Telephone: (061) -  327 864  or (085) 708 5434
  • Denis Cosgrove. Telephone: (061) -  414 252
  • John Price. Telephone: (061) -  451 088
  • Franklin Waste Removals. Telephone: (061) - 327 066

If you hire a waste collector to collect bulk waste please follow these pointers:

  • Make sure that the waste collector you hire has a waste collection permit: Ask to see it!
  • It is a good idea to take a note of the time, date of the collection and the licence number of the vehicle
  • Always, always get a receipt.                                          


2. Skip Hire from a Permitted Waste Collector

Disposing of bulky waste items can be difficult and expensive, talk to neighbours or friends about sharing the cost of skip hire if you have items which won't fit in your wheelie bin.


  • If you hire a skip please follow these pointers:
  • Make sure that the waste collector has a valid waste collection permit.
  • All skips should be marked with the company name, telephone number and skip number.
  • If an unmarked skip is delivered to your home report this immediately to Limerick City Council's Environment Department - the skip will be impounded for further investigation.


Collectors Permitted to Provide Skips for Bulk Waste Removal in Limerick City

  • White's Skip Hire, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick. Telephone: (087) - 254 9993
  • Fitzgerald Skip Hire, Rathbane North, Limerick. Telephone:  (061) -  414 200
  • Mr Binman, Luddenmore, Grange, Co. Limerick. Telephone:  (061) -  351 127
  • Greenstar, Bunlicky, Limerick. Telephone: ( 061) - 304 545
  • Clean Ireland, Scarrif, Co. Clare. Telephone: ( 061) - 36 1 800


3   Bring directly to a Licenced Landfill Site or Waste Transfer Station.

  • Gortadroma Landfill, Shanagolden, Co. Limerick. Telephone: (069) - 82 339
  • Ballyduffbeg Waste Management Facility, Inagh, Co Clare.  Telephone: (065) - 683 6960
  • Mr. Binman, Luddenmore, Grange, Co. Limerick. Telephone: (061) -  351 127.
  • Greenstar, Bunlicky, Limerick, Telephone: ( 061) - 304 545


Householders should also be advised that:

It is a crime to hire an illegal (un-permitted) waste collector or skip operator and to do so could lead to the householder’s prosecution.

For further information, Please contact the Environment Department of Limerick City Council:
Telephone: (061) - 407 190,
Fax: (061) - 407 255, or
E-mail: environ@limerickcity.ie










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Last update:01/10/2012