Galway city council is organising a hazardous waste disposal event for households within the city this weekend.
This Saturday, June 8 people can bring their hazardous waste such as paint and paint cans, pesticides, old medicine, and aerosols to Ballybrit racecourse for disposal.
Some restrictions apply as a maximum of ten 10L paint cans, or an equivalent amount will be accepted per vehicle.
The event will accept waste from 8:15am to 1pm on Saturday or until the service reaches its maximum capacity.
This event is strictly for household rubbish, no commercial or trade waste will be accepted.
Proof of address such as a utility bill or householder ID may be requested at the event before you can dispose of you waste.
The admission fee for households to this event is €5, payable only by cash.
More information can be had from the city council environment section reachable at 091 536400.