What is a pay as you go waste drop off point (BIGbin)?
BIGbin is a pay as you go waste drop off point allowing you to bring your waste to us and dispose of it at your convenience.
How do I pay for BIGbin?
To pay for BIGbin you can buy a ticket in any shop that has a BIGbin on its forecourt or set up an online account and top up online. Contactless payment is also accepted at some locations.
What can I dispose of at a BIGbin waste drop off points?
BIGbin manages 3 waste streams you can dispose of your extra rubbish (general and dry recycling) there is also an option to dispose of your food waste in many of our locations
How much can I fit in the bin?
You can fit two 80L bags into the general waste bin or the recycling bin.
How much does BIGbin cost to dump rubbish?
BIGbin is a cost effective way for you to manage your waste. It costs €8 for general waste drop off and only €2 euro for drive recycling. We also have food waste in many locations which costs €5
Where is my nearest BIGbin? / Is there a dump near me?
We have 40 locations all around Ireland, click here to find the closest Bigbin to you https://bigbin.ie/locations/
I am not filling up my bins at home, what can I do?
Use BIGbin as an alternative to your wheelie bin collection! Perfect if you live in a small house or if you don’t generate enough waste to warrant a monthly waste bill
How often can I use the BIGbin?
You can use the BIGbin as much as you want at your convenience. We are open 7 days a week
I have extra rubbish once off, what can I do?
BIGbin can help with that! Find your nearest BIGbin on our locations page https://bigbin.ie/locations/ . Sign up online and top up your account or purchase a ticket instore and come try it out!
Is BIGbin a cheap waste drop off option?
Yes BIGbin is a cheep waste disposal method. It is the same if not cheaper than a dump or bring centers and it is a great way for you to control what you spend on your waste
What are our opening hours compared to a dump near you?
BIGbin have more flexible than a dump near you. We are open 7 days a week. Generally our opening hours are between 8am to 10pm Monday to Sunday but for more specific opening times per location please contact (086) 6047 147
I am having a problem using BIGbin What do I do?
All you have to do is call the number attached to the BIGbin and one of our agents will be happy to help or call (086) 6047 147 . Our customer service lines open from 8.30 am to 9pm Monday to Friday and until 8pm Saturday and Sunday
Where does my waste go after the BIGbin gets emptied?
The waste will be transported to a waste processing facility where the recycling will be separated and the general waste will be 100 % re-directed from landfill.
Why is there a grille on the recycling bin and none on the General waste?
In an effort to improve the recycling rates and mitigate contamination of our recycling we have installed recycling grilles
There’s an issue at the bin
Please call 0866047147 for any of the below if you come across any of the below issues
- Something still in drum when opened
- First time using, didn’t get two bags in
- Sorry number Error – not accepting codes.
- No Power to bin
- Bin says it opening but it didn’t
- Frozen Keypad
- Can’t access using my online account details