Disposal of Waste through Burning!
Burning of waste is illegal, it is a health and environmental hazard.
Burning waste produces toxic smoke and chemicals.
It is illegal to burn:
• Waste on private or commercial premises, in an exposed pile or in a container such as a skip or barrel.
• Waste on construction sites.
• Waste resulting from landscaping/gardening works. Including Golf-courses, commercial landscaping and domestic gardening.
• Waste in open fire or stove, or other solid fuel appliances i.e. incorrectly using waste as an alternative fuel source.
• Waste in garden/home incinerators.
• waste in bonfires at Halloween or other times of the year.
Please contact Tipperary County Council to report/complain about alleged burning of WASTE.
Telephone: 076 1065000
How to dispose of Green Waste from Gardens / Golf courses etc.
Green Waste such as hedge clippings, tree branches, etc. from Households, Golf Courses and the landscaping of commercial premises can be disposed of through the use of shredders. The shredded material can be used as mulch or mixed with compost.
Householders may also bring their green waste (e.g. hedge clippings, grass cuttings, Christmas trees, etc.) to Council operated Civic Amenity Sites or private waste facilities.
Controlled Burning For FARMERS
A Farmer MAY carry out a controlled burn of: untreated uncontaminated wood, trees, trimmings, leaves, bushes or similar materials generated by agricultural practices.
Before the burning takes place the farmer must notify Fire Control Limerick and must submit a completed Statutory Notice/Declaration in advance of the proposed burning of such waste to Tipperary County Council, Environment & Climate Action Department.