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Waste Regulation

Batteries and Waste Batteries

Waste Batteries

Waste batteries and accumulators (rechargable batteries), can be returned free of charge, to

a. Retailers who sell equivalent batteries
or
b. other authorised collection points including local authority civic amenity sites.

End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling

The European Union (End-Of-Life Vehicles) Regulations 2014 came into effect on 21 June 2014 and replace the 2006 End-Of-Life Vehicles Regulations.

Extractive Industry Waste

Waste Management (Management of Waste from the Extractive Industries) Regulations 2009.

Farm Plastics

Click here for details on the 2017 Collection

The Farm Plastics Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 341 of 2001) came into effect on 23rd July 2001.

Food Waste- Commercial Regulations

Commercial Food Waste Regulations

In order to implement the EU Landfill Directive the Waste Management (Food Waste) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 508 of 2009) came into effect on:

Food Waste- Household Regulations

Requirements of the Household Food Waste and Bio-Waste Regulations

Hazardous Waste

What is hazardous waste?

Substances or objects that are discarded, intended or required to be discarded and that display some of the following properties: corrosive, explosive, irritant, flammable, toxic, etc.; may be termed Hazardous Waste.

Hazardous waste may not be disposed of in household waste.

Management of Waste Electrical Items (WEEE)

FIXED PENALTY NOTICES to be introduced in 2015!!

Packaging Waste

The Waste Management Packaging Regulations were first introduced in 1997, and are subject to amendment from time to time. The main purpose of the Regulations is to assist Ireland achieve national packaging recovery targets set under EU Directive 94/62/EC.

Plastic Bag Levy

The Environmental Levy Plastic Bag Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 605 of 2001) came into effect on 04th March 2002 and amended by the Environmental Levy Plastic Bag Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 167 of 2007)

The plastic bag levy was first introduced on 4th March 2002 at the rate of 15 cent per bag and amended to 22 cents in July 2007.

Prohibition on Burning Waste

Can I Burn Waste?
No. Except in exceptional circumstances it is an offence to burn waste.

For many years some people burned waste in their back gardens or on their property as part of their waste disposal system. Backyard burning was seen as a quick, easy and cheap way of getting rid of waste which caused no problems if it was done far away and out of sight.

Sewage Sludge Facilities

The Waste Management (Registration of Sewage Sludge Facility) Regulations S.I. No. 32 of 2010 was introduced on 02nd February 2010, and may be subject to amendment from time to time.

Sewage Sludge used in Agriculture

Sludge from Waste Water Treatment Plants and septic tanks can only be used in Agriculture in accordance with the Waste Management (Use of Sewage Sludge in Agriculture) Regulations, 1998 and the Waste Management (Use of Sewage Sludge in Agriculture) Regulations, 2001.

Tyre and Waste Tyres Information

Background
Waste tyres cause environmental pollution if disposed of incorrectly.

Waste Collection Permits

In accordance with Section 34 of the Waste Management Acts, 1996, as amended, a person collecting waste for the purposes of reward, with a view to profit or otherwise in the course of business, may only do so under and in accordance with a Waste Collection Permit.

Waste Facilities

Waste Authorisation
In accordance with Section 39 of the Waste Management Act, 1996, as amended, a person shall not dispose of or undertake the recovery of waste (including the treatment of waste) at a facility, and may only do so under and in accordance with a waste licence that is in force in relation to the carrying on of the activity concerned at that facility.

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