• We are a One Shop Solution for all waste.
  • We are a value for money Irish Family business in operation since 1979
  • We serve over 70,000 customers each day with a premium value for money service.
  • We are proud that 90% of the waste we process is recycled.
  • We employ over 500 staff.
  • Over the years we have invested over €80m in our facilities, processes, fleet and equipment.
  • What our customers say about our service


Winner of Repak Recovery.
Operator of the Year Award.


Winner of Repak Recovery.
Operator of the Year Award

Winner of Green Awards.
Waste to Resource


Winner of Green Awards.
Green Energy Provider Award.


Winner of Green Awards.     Green Energy Provider Award.


Winner of Realex eCommerce Awards.                                 B2B eCommerce Award


Winner of Pakman Awards.

Waste Collector of the Year Commercial

Waste Recycling & Recovery Facility of the Year

Winner of South Dublin Chamber Awards.

Corporate Social Responsibility CSR Award

Management team
Gary Brady Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
John Staunton Commercial Sales Manager
David Duff Environmental, Health & Safety Manager
Gareth Hamilton Finance Manager
Ashley Callanan Marketing Specialist
Claire Scahill Human Resources Manager
Jagoda Gendera Moore Household Transport Manager
Conor Sunderland Training and Development Manager
Eamon Flanagan Local Authority / Quality Manager
Declan Brennan Credit Control Manager
Lorraine Spierin Customer Care Manager
Declan Kennedy Security Shredding Manager

Our Culture

The success of Thorntons Recycling is dependant on our ability to create an environment our employees feel included and able to perform at their best.

This belief is brought to life by the 5 core values of the Company, which are at the centre of everything we do:

  • Customer Service – Our customers are our number one focus.
  • Innovation / Investment – Heightened technology and skilled people
  • Personal Initiative – We believe in the power of individual action
  • Enthusiasm – Energy, fun and a sense of humor
  • Diversity – We respect and value people’s differences

The working environment in Thorntons Recycling is enjoyable and rewarding, which makes it a great place to work.

Diversity at Thorntons Recycling

Thorntons Recycling delivers a wide range of waste management and recycling solutions to over 70,000 Household and Commercial Customers. This is achieved through our highly talented and diverse workforce.

We believe that diversity is one of our key strengths. Cultivating a diverse workforce makes sound business sense and we strive to promote an inclusive work environment for all our employees. A diverse employee base yields a wide variety of individual perspectives and experiences which contribute to the Company.

At Thorntons Recycling, you will work with people from a wide range of cultural, educational and geographic backgrounds, people who offer a unique perspective and generate innovative ideas.

Our Benefits

We believe that in order to succeed we must create a culture of high performance linked to reward and recognition. Thorntons Recycling understands that reward and recognition and their value to the individual, are paramount to releasing the potential in every employee to achieve their goals.

We continuously evaluate the effectiveness of our reward and recognition programmes, to ensure that they drive great business performance and enable us to attract and retain the best talent.

Thorntons Recycling in the Community

Being a good corporate citizen is at the heart of everything we do. Whether dealing with our own people, clients or customers, we make decisions that factor in good corporate citizenship, as a priority.

We recognise that we have a responsibility to the local community and the Company plays a strong role in supporting local initiatives, whether through financial sponsorship awarded to local clubs or our own employees carrying out volunteer work to improve local amenities.

We have a team of experienced and qualified Company representatives who conduct regular meetings with community groups and operate an open door policy with the local community.

We strive to work in partnership with the community to promote long lasting change.

Thorntons Sponsors Local Evening
Thorntons Sponsors Local Evening