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The Landfill Directive and Section 53(A) of the Waste Management Act, 1996 (as amended) requires that the price charged for disposal of waste in a landfill must not be less than the total costs necessary for the three purposes set out in Section 53(A)(4). These are:
Non implementation of Section 53(A) could result in:
The EPA has developed a dedicated financial model to facilitate and streamline the reporting to the EPA of compliance with Section 53(A). Landfill operators are required to complete the financial model in full, and submit this to the EPA annually. Electronic submittal of the financial model will facilitate compliance with waste licence reporting requirements. There is no need to submit a paper copy.
The completed financial model must be emailed to the EPA @ S53AReturns@epa.ie.
Any queries in relation to the use of the financial model also should be made via S53AReturns@epa.ie
Workshop EPA presentation
Workshop Aria presentation
Worked example of a Financial Model presented at the workshop on the 01st March 2012 (based on the draft financial model issued for consultation)
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