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Bonfires are not for waste disposal — EPA

With Hallowe’en just around the corner, the Environmental Protection Agency is reminding households and businesses in Mayo not to use bonfires or fireplaces to dispose of household or hazardous waste.

Westmeath man fined €5,000 for involvement in illegal dumping

The sentencing of a waste disposal company and its director, hotelier Louis Moriarty, for illegal dumping at sites near the Glen of Imaal in Wicklow has been adjourned at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Litter lout may face jail

A Ballina woman may face jail after litter charges were brought against her by Ballina Town Council when evidence linking her to rubbish dumped at the Killala Road was found.

WEEE wish you a green Christmas - get recycling

WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, has provided extra resources in recent weeks to assist local authorities in collecting water damaged household electrical waste in areas affected by flooding.

ERP to take over Westmeath e-waste recycling

The European Recycling Platform (ERP), Ireland’s only pan-European compliance scheme for electrical and waste battery recycling, has announced that it will begin operating in Westmeath in the new year.

Save money this Christmas by reducing your waste

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging households in County Mayo to stay green this Christmas and recycle their wrapping and packaging and compost their leftovers. Christmas time produces more waste than any other time of the year, according to the EPA, and this waste can be diverted from landfills if people remember to reduce, reuse, and recycle. On average, every resident in Mayo generated 729kg of municipal waste in 2008.

 

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