This page provides access to information to anyone who needs to find out about WEEE and batteries including why they are important and how they can be recycled. It also provides links to more detailed compliance guidance for producers, importers, distributors and retailers of EEE and batteries.
The EPA’s publication associated reporting templates to provide assistance and information for individuals and organisations engaged in the management of contaminated land and groundwater at EPA licensed sites.
Landfill Gate Fees are the charges imposed by the operators of municipal landfills on waste accepted for disposal at their facilities.
Operators of each active landfill are required to report to the EPA, on a quarterly basis, the quantity of Municipal Solid Waste and BMW accepted at the landfill.
Local authorities establish and maintain a register of extractive industries. Regulation 19(2) requires the EPA to prescribe the form and manner in which such information shall be entered and maintained in the register.
Details for battery producers on how to comply with the batteries regulations, the different types of batteries, compliance by joining a compliance scheme, self-compliance and reporting to the EPA.
A comprehensive template to assist battery producers
This template is used by self-complying battery producers to prepare their annual waste battery management report in compliance with the European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 283 of 2014). It is a macro-enabled template and should be completed by validly registered self-complying battery producers.
Date released: September 21, 2023
The EPA has today published the latest National Municipal Waste Characterisation Project. The project results show very little change in Ireland’s household and commercial waste management practices since 2018.
Date released: June 29, 2023
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today launched a new Food Waste Charter, calling on all businesses and State Agencies operating across the food supply chain to sign up and commit to reducing food waste.
Date released: June 09, 2023
The former Director of Neiphin Trading Limited, operators of a waste facility in Kerdiffstown, Co Kildare, was today sentenced to three years in prison on each of three charges for serious environmental offences. The sentences will run concurrently with the final 12 months suspended.