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: December 02, 2021
Waste generation in Ireland continues to rise while recycling rates are falling, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Waste Statistics Summary Report for 2019 (insert link), which publishes the most recent official data on waste generation and management in Ireland. The report reveals some worrying trends.
Date released: September 09, 2021
The EPA has today published its latest figures on packaging waste in Ireland. They indicate that Ireland generated over 1.1 million tonnes of packaging waste in 2019, up 11 per cent on 2018.
Date released: July 16, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today published the draft National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2001-2007 and associated Strategic Environmental Assessment and Appropriate Assessment. These documents are open for public consultation until 17 September 2021.