Hazardous waste is generated by all sectors of Irish society, from large industry, healthcare to small businesses, households and farms.
The World Health Organization estimate that global production of chemicals will almost quadruple by 2050 when compared to 2010 production levels.
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.