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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 12, 2022
The EPA has today published its latest figures on packaging waste in Ireland.
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.
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Overview of packaging waste in Ireland in 2019