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: December 11, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its latest hazardous waste figures for Ireland. Hazardous waste includes ash produced by waste to energy facilities, contaminated soils and chemicals.
Date released: November 17, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a new campaign to encourage people to take a simple action to reduce food waste, by freezing surplus food before its use-by date.
Date released: September 29, 2020
New findings from an EPA survey, show food waste is a high priority in Irish households, with 54% of those surveyed reporting this issue as a concern to them. The survey shows that people have a strong sense of their role in preventing food waste and expect retailers; restaurants; and manufacturers to act on food waste.