Waste Management

New Food Waste Regulations

Please find attached a guideline on the new waste management (food waste) regulations entered into force in Ireland from the 1st July 2010. They require all major producers of food waste to place it into a dedicated bin and to ensure that it is not mixed with other waste. A brown bin collection service must be used so that the food waste is subsequently recycled by composting or by other approved recycling process. Alternatively, businesses affected by this legislation can .. Read more


Waste Management

The Waste Management Act, 1996, regulates all waste management activities. There is a general duty of care on business to manage the waste streams generated on-site correctly and to ensure that waste is only transferred to appropriately licensed or permitted waste management contractors for off-site treatment. In addition, businesses may have "downstream" responsibilities for certain goods or services supplied onto the Irish market once they become .. Read more



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