Since the introduction of the plastic bag levy on the 4th March 2002, consumer behaviour has changed with plastic bag
Some waste in Ireland must be sent overseas for recovery and disposal. For further information click on the link below
The Waste Management (Tyres & Waste Tyres) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 664 of 2007) came into effect on 1 January 2008
On the 1st of February 2012, Offaly County Council was designated as the Nominated Authority for the processing of all new Waste Collection Permit applications
It is an offence to deposit waste in a facility that does not have a Waste Permit/Cert of Registration or a Waste Licence.
New regulations were passed to encourage greater recovery and recycling of waste batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries).
The regulations aim to reduce the amount of packaging waste going to landfill by introducing targets to be met for the recovery & recycling of packaging waste.
The WEEE Directive aims to reduce quantities of WEEE disposed of to landfill and reduce the harmful effect caused by WEEE.
Offaly County Council has made a bye-law regulating the storage, presentation, segregation and collection of household waste
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