A picture of the illegal dumping at the new bottle banks in Haymarket
Carlow County Council recently upgraded several of the main bottle banks around Carlow Town and county.
Several new facilities were added to facilitate those living in town who do not have access to transport.
One such bank is located in the public car park in Haymarket, behind the Town Hall.
The Council said: "These free facilities not only encourage recycling, but help reduce the cost of domestic waste collection.
"Unfortunately, not everybody in our community appreciates these efforts and the new bottle bank has fallen foul of dumping already."