Composting Sites

Composting Sites

Athchúrsáil Árann Teoranta 

Eochaill, Inis Mór, Oileáin Árann, Cuan na Gaillimhe.

Contact: Gerry Mullin


t. 099 61949 f. 099 61900
Athchúrsáil Árann Teoranta is a small recycling company set up by Comharchumann Forbartha Árann and Galway County Council. Currently Athchúrsáil Árann Teoranta is updating the composting facility to comply with the Animal by Product regulations.
  • Barna Waste & Recycling         
Carrowbrowne, Headford Road, Galway
Contact: Sean Curran (Managing Director)
t. 091 771 619 f. 091 771 735      
Barna waste is a Galway based company servicing all five counties in Connacht.  Our Headquarters is strategically located approximately 4 miles outside of Galway City. The site is EPA licenced and ISO14001 accredited.  It includes a composting facility licenced to process up to 20,000 tonnes annually to a European Standard.  We are currently going through validation from the Department and Agriculture Fisheries and Food. Transfer stations also located in Ballaghaderreen (Roscommon), Athlone (Westmeath) and Drumshando (Leitrim). Barna accepts domestic and commercial food waste. Barna has a full range of commercial / domestic waste and recycling services, domestic/commercial/construction skip hire, sludge and sewerage services.
  • Clare County Council              
Environment & Emergency Services Directorate Áras Contae an Chláir, New Road, Ennis, Co Clare
Contact: Maeve Ryan
t. 065 684 6331          f. 065 684 6444         
Environment & Emergency Services Directorate incorporates the trialling of green waste composting at the central waste management facility, Ballyduff Beg Inagh, County Clare.
  • Cremin’s Farm Compost
Coolaleen, Broadford, Charleville, Co Limerick
Contact: Maurice Cremin
t. 063 84292 / 087 130 7621
  • Limerick County Council
County Hall, Dooradoyle, Limerick               
Contact:    Diarmuid Sheehy
t. 061 496 402            f. 061 496 008           
Limerick County Council has built a purpose-built open windrow facility for the production of compost material at Mungret, Co Limerick. This is located beside the recycling centre. The equipment located at this facility includes a mulcher, a turner and a trommel. The operation commenced in 2005 and it has been found to have grown every year since. With the current operation, all green waste is taken from the three recycling centres at Mungret, Kilmallock and Newcastle West.
  • Paul Mooney
Kealstown, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
Contact: Paul Mooney
t. 087 2350425
Paul  Mooney operates a composting and recycling facility near Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
  • Sligo County Council
Unit 9 Cleveragh Business Park, Sligo, Co Sligo
Contact: Pete Murtagh
t. 071 911 1910          f. 071 911 1924
Sligo County Council operates with Ballisodare Community Council a greenwaste composting site.
  • Terralift Ireland Ltd 
18 The Grove Market Deeping, Peterborough, PE6 8AW, United Kingdom
Contact: W. Rex Kimberley
t. 00 44 1778 380 005 f. 00 44 1778 348 835
Terralift specialises in organically built fertilisers for the sports turf market with production facilities in Ireland, Australia and China. In sourcing raw-material needs each facility engages in the composting of manures and vegetable matter. The company holds the rights to a closed vessel thermophilic digestion plant, the first of which is located at our Castleblayney, Co Monaghan facility. This thermophilic digestion plant has been designed to accept catering and brown bin waste. The technologies incorporated in the new plant will clear incoming waste of contaminants and bio-convert the organic content to mature compost in 76 hours.
  • CTO Environmental Solutions Ltd
Rostellan, Middleton, Co Cork
Contact: Aidan Stafford
t. 021 465 2175/087 997 7022                      
f. 021 4652175           e.
  • Compost sales
  • Consultancy service
  • Shredding contracting
  • Timer recovery site operator
  • Compost turning contracting
  • Screening contracting: compost and soil
  • Timer and greenwaste shredding
  • Waste timber accepted at Kinsale Road Facility Cork
The site accepts greenwaste in Cork City and Rostellan, and a selection of source segregated waste in Rostellan.
  •  Custom Compost
Ballyminaun Hill, Gorey, Co Wexford
Contact: Mark Walsh
t. 053 942 1777          f. 053 942 1059         
Custom Compost is the composting operation of the Walsh Mushroom Group. It is the single biggest and most advanced mushroom composting facility in Ireland or the UK and has been in business since 1979. Agricultural Supply Co (Fairford) Ltd is also a part of the Walsh Group and is alreadyPAS100 compliant for its green waste composting. It is also involved in waste compost consultancy. The Walsh Group is developing the waste composting arm of its business and with its considerable facilities and decades of management experience is excited about opportunities therein.
  • Enrich Environmental Ltd
Larch Hill Stud, Kilcock, Co Meath
Contact: Tim Duggan/Kevin McCabe
t. 087 288 6182/ 086 839 2508 N f. 01 822 8745 
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Enrich is the leading specialist is the recovery of green matter and manufacture of soil improvers. By concentrating exclusively on green material, Enrich can provide the most cost-effective management option for this material stream. Our facility in Kilcock, Co Meath accepts all green material. Enrich also provides a comprehensive collection service for green material. Once on site, green material is composted in windrows and used as a component for different landscaping products. These include soil conditioners, mulch, compost, topdressings, topsoil, and erosion control barriers. Customised mixes can be made to suit specific individuals. “In nature nothing is wasted. The by-product of one activity becomes the input for another”.
  • Envirogrind Ltd
Donegal Road, Pettigo, Co Donegal
Contact: Martin Eves
t. 071 986 1772          f. 071 986 1731
First established in 1997 as a Wood & Green Waste Facility, Enviro Grind Ltd operate anABPapproved Category 3 In-Vessel Composting Facility and provide an Organic Waste Collection Service, suitable for the kitchens/canteens of large institutions, the hospitality industry and food retailers. Acceptable feedstock includes by-products/residues from the Catering Industry, Pre & Post Food Processing, Fish & Shellfish Processing, some sludge material and Green/Garden & Park waste.  Enviro Grind also process wood & gypsum residues.  Our product range includes Bark & Coloured Mulches, Compost, Top Soil & Growing Mediums blended to customer requirements. We also supply Agricultural/Equestrian Bedding Chips. Delivery is available countrywide and Trade Enquiries welcome. Suppliers of ERGS Gypsum Recycling Solutions. 
‘Environmentally friendly products from wood and organic residues’
  • Land Organics
Ballacken, Attanagh, Via Portlaoise, Co Kilkenny
Contact: Martin Morrissey/Michael Murphy
t. 056 883 0300 f. 056 883 0310
The Ormonde Organics Group is Ireland’s largest and leading organics and sludge management company. Ormonde Organics operates under two brand names, Ormonde Environmental and Land Organics. We have our own in-house team of environmental scientists who are experts in this area. This combined with our extensive range of environmental and land-spreading equipment and knowledge means that we offer a leading-edge service which is fully compliant with all national and EU legislation. Land Organics provides a cradle to grave service services for the following: land spreading of organic waste to agriculture or industrial crops, land remediation or restoration of tailings ponds, lime stabilisation and composting. We work closely with each customer, creating a tailored solution to meet their requirements.
  • M&T Plant Hire Ltd
Davidstown Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Contact: Liam O’Neill/ Pat Redmond
t: 0539247770            f: 053 9247951
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M&T Plant Hire Ltd., a wholly owned local Irish company, was founded by Tom Murray in 1980. Initially the company was set-up to hire out waste water treatment equipment. From small beginnings, the company quickly grew by diverging into various other specialist areas from drain cleaning,sludge transportation ,cctv surveying and there new compost facility in Co Wexford. Today over 20 people are employed by M&T, mainly based out of the head office in Davidstown, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford with offices also in Carlow and Waterford. We provide a committed service in Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny and Wicklow.
  • OD Recycling Ltd    
Ballyboe, Kilsheelan, Clonmel, Co Tipperary
Contact: Patrick O’Donnell
t. 052 33293/087 233 3429  f. 052 33867
  • O’Toole Composting Ltd
Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co Carlow
Contact: Patrick O’Toole
t. 086 264 7990/059 914 8984      
O’Toole Composting Ltd provides a specialist composting service for all food and organic wastes for all sectors of industry which include food production companies, waste contractors, Local Authorities, hotels, restaurants and canteens. We specialise in management of bulk food and organic waste recycling using our purpose built in-vessel tunnel composting facility in Carlow. Our facility has an Animal-By-Products licence from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. We can provide all transport and staff training necessary to maximise full capture of all biodegradable waste.
  • Waddock Composting Ltd       
Kilmaster, Carlow.
Contact: Barry Waddock
t. 087 7489737/0599163596          f. 059 916 3597
Waddock Composting has been operating an in-vessel composting facility at Killamaster, County Carlow since 2005.  Due to recent extensive building developments we now can accept up to 20,000 tonnes of non-hazardous biodegradable material such as catering waste, food factory waste, brown-bin foodwaste, brewing extracts green/garden & park waste and sludge for composting in a purpose built state of the art facility. The end product is a high-quality compost which is distributed to landscapers, the local authority, contractors and gardeners.  Nutrient management plans are drawn up by Agricultural consultants to ensure usage of compost is optimized. This facility has an Animal-By-Products Permit from DAFF (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) and is permitted by our Local Authority.
  • McGill Environmental Systems (Irl) Ltd.
Coom, Glenville, Co. Cork
Contact:  Fiona O’Sullivan t. 021 4880945       f. 021 4880961          
McGill operates three state-of-the-art Composting Facilities in Cork and Waterford which are EPA licensed and Local Authority Permitted to process in excess of 40,000 tonnes per year.   One of the Cork facilities, at Glenville, is also permitted by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to process Animal By-Products (ABP).  The company currently specialises in the composting of non-hazardous industrial and sewage sludge’s, and other non-hazardous biodegradable materials.  The company also biologically treats organic fines, which have been mechanically separated from municipal waste, in order that they can then be sent to landfill without the environmental risk associated with untreated municipal waste.
  • Thornton’s Recycling Ltd
Kilmainhamwood Compost Ballynalurgan, Kilmainhamwood,  Kells, Co Meath
Contact: Sean Campbell
t. 01 623 5133            f. 01 623 5131           
Kilmainhamwood Compost, part of the Thorntons Recycling Group, is the largest fully enclosed composting facility in Ireland. It is a key component of the Northeast Waste Management Plan helping the north-east region to reach its reduction of biodegradable waste to landfill and recycling targets. The facility is licensed by the EPA, W0195-02 and Department of Agriculture, Comp-6, to accept 40,000 tonnes of non-hazardous biodegradable material such as catering waste, green waste, brown-bin food waste and sludge for composting. When the material arrives on site, it is mixed with seed compost and other carbon additives and placed in an aerated composting bay where it is turned and processed for 8 to 10 weeks. The resultant product is high-grade compost which can be used as an organic soil conditioner/fertiliser in commercial farming and landscaping. Kilmainhamwood Compost can also supply the compost in 1 tonne bagged format if required. In 2007, the facility was accredited with ISO 14001, ISO 9001, and ISO 18001 and was also awarded Best Composting Facility 2008 at the Cré Industry Awards 2008.
  • Green King Composting
Coolbeg, Co Wicklow
Contact: Paddy King/Ian Browne
t. 0404 62422             f. 0404 68846            
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Green King Composting operates a composting facility at Coolbeg, County Wicklow. The green waste received comprises of wood wastes generated by the King Tree Service tree surgery business, garden; park waste produced during improvement, and maintenance works by landscape gardeners; grass and shrub trimmings produced by individual householders, and timber and wood waste recovered during construction and demolition works. The composting operation involves pre-treatment to shred and mix the green waste, composting in open windrows, maturation and post-treatment to remove impurities. The finished product is suitable for horticultural and agricultural use.
  • Bord na Móna
Main Street, Newbridge, Co Kildare
Contact: Dearbháil Ní Chualáin
t. 045 439 520            f. 045 433 240           
Bord na Móna’s mission is to be Ireland’s leading environmentally responsible integrated utility service provider encompassing electricity, heating solutions, resource recovery, water, horticulture, and related services. Our Kilberry composting facility in Kildare is central to our peat dilution strategy. The site is licensed to manage 96,000 tonnes of greenwaste, by-products from wood processing, brewing and other similar biomass. We are fully EPA compliant and generate some of the very best composted material in the industry. We will, with the assistance of our Research and Development department, continue to investigate new materials as potential additions to our current intake and to develop world-class innovative outputs. We are happy to facilitate our Cré colleagues with any analysis which they may require in this area.
  • Natural World Products Ltd
91 Moy Road, Portadown, Co Armagh BT62 1QW
Contact: Caolan Woods
t. +44 2838 353 555 (RoI 048 38 353 555)
f. +44 2838 353 556 (RoI 048 38 353 556)
Natural World Products (NWP) was established in 1989 by Brendan Woods. NWP has been recycling green waste for Local Authorities in Northern Ireland and from the Republic of Ireland during this period to produce good quality compost under the brand name Rosey Lee. NWP has become the first compost producer in Northern Ireland to achieve certification from The UK Composting Association to BSI PAS 100, the quality standard for the composted materials. BSI PAS 100 allows composted products to be used with confidence and NWP certification demonstrates that good quality products are been manufactured from the resources which would otherwise have been consigned to landfill. This certification reaffirms to our customers that NWP can deliver a consistently high-quality product which is also environmentally friendly. Rosey Lee is dedicated to converting organic green residues into valuable, natural gardening products.