The Environment & Climate Action Section is responsible for developing and implementing environmental protection policies and services aimed at enhancing and maintaining our environment. These include Environment Protection, Infrastructure and Maintenance, Waste Management & Enforcement, Community Services, Environment Awareness, Energy & Climate Action. Household waste management and disposal is a priority for the section and further details www.tipperarycoco.ie/environment/household-waste, of areas where a three bin service is required, list of civic amenities and waste management bye laws.
The number of households in Tipperary which have a bin service is 26,928. This represents over 45.59% of the county and continues to grow and the local authority is encouraging households without this service to avail of a bin service to help eliminate the dumping of household waste across the county. As a guide a new website, www.mywaste.ie, was established to help households to manage their waste; this site gives details of what to do with your waste, what to recycle, where you can dispose of your waste and why you must dispose of your waste. Click on the Logo to visit their Website.