EPA prosecutes Greenstar Limited

On 16 April 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Greenstar Limited at Dublin Metropolitan District Court.  The Company pleaded guilty to:

(i) Failing to direct waste arriving at the facility to the transfer station building and failing to deposit it on the floor of the waste transfer building for visual inspection;
(ii) Placing waste and allowing waste to accumulate outside the transfer buildings other than as permitted or agreed in advance by the Agency;
(iii) Accepting waste at the facility which had not been subjected to initial waste categorisation off site.

On hearing details of the offences Judge O’Neill imposed a fine of €1,000.  The Agency’s costs of €11,217 were also awarded.