Farm Hazardous Waste Bring Centres

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has teamed up with Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Local Authorities (Kilkenny, Offaly, Fingal, Cavan, Donegal, Mayo, Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Wexford), WEEE Ireland, European Recycling Platform (ERP) and RILTA Environmental Ltd to operate ten bring centres for the collection of farm hazardous waste across the countryduring October and November 2014. This pilot scheme provides farmers with an excellent opportunity to dispose of their hazardous wastes in a manner that protects human health, livestock and the environment.

Event Time: Bring centres will open from 9.30am to 3.30pm

Event Date: 29 October 2014

Location: Various location throughout the country - see attached leaflet for full details.

A number of waste types are accepted with some having a cost element.  See Farm Hazardous Waste Bring Centres notice for full details.  View additional details on the guidance for handling, segregation, packaging and transport of items to the bring centres.

Important Information:

  • Each waste type must be clearly identifiable, segregated and packaged to avoid leaks.
  • Wastes can NOT be dropped off BEFORE or AFTER the designated collection day.
  • MIXED wastes will NOT be accepted.
  • Farm plastics such as silage wrap, fertiliser and feed bags; netting; and triple rinsed pesticide containers will NOT be accepted.
  • All needles and syringes to be delivered to the centres in separate sealed containers.
  • Payment by cash, cheque or card.
  • Farmers will be issued with a receipt of payment and a certificate of transfer of control of waste.

Contact Information:

LocationDates
Cillin Hill Mart, Co.Kilkenny Wednesday, 29 October
Tullamore Mart, Co.Offaly Friday 31 October
Whites Agri, Lusk, Co.Dublin Tuesday, 4 November
Ballyjamesduff Mart, Co.Cavan Thursday, 6 November
Raphoe Mart, Co.Donegal  Tuesday, 11 November
Balla Mart, Co.Mayo Wednesday, 12 November
Dungarvan Mart, Co.Waterford Tuesday, 18 November
Kanturk Mart, Co.Cork Thursday, 20 November
Abbeyfeale Mart, Co. Limerick Tuesday, 25 November
Enniscorthy Mart, Co.Wexford Thursday, 27 November
Bring centres will open from 9.30am to 3.30p.m.

See Farm Hazardous Waste Bring Centres notice for full details in relation to this scheme.