NWPP Committee

A National Waste Prevention Committee (NWPC) was convened in 2004 to monitor the development of the National Waste Prevention Programme and provide strategic direction for the EPA in implementing it. The EPA provides the chairperson & secretariat for the committee, and members are drawn from governmental, non-governmental, business & sectoral interest groups. 

Download Minutes of NWPC meetings.

Committee members

  • Dr Jonathan Derham, Environmental Protection Agency (Chair)
  • Dr Shane Colgan, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mr Phillip Nugent, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
  • Ms Jean Clarke, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
  • Mr Brendan Keane, Irish Waste Management Association
  • Mr Enda Kiernan, Chartered Institute of Wastes Management
  • Mr Michael Gillen, Pharmachemical Ireland 
  • Mr Des Cummins, Small Firms Association
  • Mr Andrew Cartwright, Irish Small Medium Enterprises
  • Mr Thomas Ryan, Irish Farmers Association
  • Mr Mark O'Mahoney, Chambers Ireland
  • Mr Dermot Cunningham, Clean Technology Centre
  • Mr Frank Corcoran, Environmental NGOs Core
  • Ms Mary Twomey, Forfás / Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
  • Ms Helen Maher, Health Services Executive
  • Mr Brendan McDonagh, IDA Ireland
  • Ms Marta Brochado, Irish Industrial Products
  • Mr Olivier Gaillot, Engineers Ireland
  • Mr Robert Geraghty, Enterprise Ireland 
  • Ms Orla O'Brien, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
  • Ms Marian Byrne, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine