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Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has called upon the local authority to establish a scheme which will enable relevant personnel to conduct household calls requesting proof of litter disposal in an attempt to reduce the persistent issue of illegal dumping.
Can you provide evidence of a waste collection service or landfill receipts? We know the majority of our population are waste compliant but unfortunately there are some who are not.
The persistent scourge of illegal dumping detrimentally impacting upon the local community must be addressed with immediate effect, Town Mayor, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke, informed the Athlone Advertiser this week following the launch of his ‘Report Illegal Dumping (RID)’ campaign.
Local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Frankie Keena, has vented expressed tones of anger and frustration following the illegal disposal of litter on a public road through Annagortha Bog in recent times.
Using drones to identify people carrying out illegal dumping could prove an effective way for the Galway City Council to combat this major problem.
As part of its commitment to tackling the issue of illegal dumping across the county, Mayo County Council has adopted the Waste Management (Segregation, Storage and Presentation of Household and Commercial Waste) Bye Laws. The new legislation came into force on October 19.
Ireland’s local authorities, funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment (DCCAE), have joined forces to highlight and address the reports of increases in illegal dumping, since the introduction of Covid-19 related restrictions just over six weeks ago.
An East Galway TD has welcomed the launch of a new interactive map identifying all legal waste collection companies in Galway, in order to further tackle illegal dumping.
Illegal dumping in Galway city and county will only be effectively combatted if the Government increases funding under its own Enforcement Measures Grant, a local TD has said.