July 2014

August Bank Holiday Weekend Collection Schedule

Don’t miss out on your bin collections over the bank holiday weekend. 

Galway City customers, your waste will be collected on Monday 4th of August as normal.

Galway County customers, if your waste collection was scheduled for Monday 4th August, your collection will now take place on Saturday 2nd August instead – that’s Saturday 2nd August.

Roscommon Customers, your waste will be collected on Monday 4th of August as normal.
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Pay By Weight Explained

The new Pay by Weight system for waste collection will encourage people to manage their waste more efficiently. It will promote better segregation of waste and lead to a decrease in the amount of household waste going to landfill.

More importantly, the Pay by Weight system will allow households determine their waste collection costs.

The more that is recycled and composted, the less the cost to the householder.

Below is a cost comparison, comparing the traditional Tag system with the new Pay by Weight system in terms of the average annual cost:
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