There are several companies that are offering bin and refuse collections in Dublin. It’s not easy to find out which company has the lowest bin collection charges in Dublin – because some of them don’t publish prices on their websites.
Some of the bin companies only serve certain areas of Dublin – so you might not actually have much choice in which company you select.
These are some of the prices we found when trying to do a comparison of bin charges in Dublin in March 2018
Greyhound charge a €222 annual service charge. With this plan you are entitled to a monthly allowance of 42kg on your general waste bin, after which you will be charged 30c/kg . No thresholds on green/brown bins.
Thorntons charge €210 annual fee in Dublin for a bi-weekly collection of all 3 bins. Limited to 40kg per month in general waste bin – with a charge of 25c per kg if you exceed that .
City Bin charge €228 a year which includes 42kg of general waste per month and 50kg of organic waste (brown bin). Charges if you go over these limits are 30c/kg for black bin and 20c/kg for brown bin.
Most bin collection companies also offer pay as you go options which might work out cheaper for smaller households or those that recycle more.
According to a survey by the AA – the average bin charge nationwide in 2017 was €304 a year – with charges ranging from €206 to €387 a year in various parts of the country.
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