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National Inspection Plan 2022 – 2026: Draft for Consultation

Year: 2021

The Draft 2022-2026 National Inspection Plan for domestic waste water treatment systems is now open for public consultation. The EPA invites input from all stakeholders. You are invited to submit your comments using the comment form below, and email it to d.inspections@epa.ie. The closing date for comments is 5pm on the 2nd November 2021. The Review of the 2018-2021 National Inspection Plan is also provided for information.

Draft National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2021 – 2027

Draft National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2021-2027, Strategic Environmental Assessment and Natura Impact Statement for Public Consultation, July 2021

Year: 2021

Submissions are invited on the draft National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2021-2027 and the supporting Strategic Environmental Assessment and Natura Impact Statement. Written submissions or observations can be made by email by 5pm on 17 September to hazwaste@epa.ie. The Environmental Protection Agency has prepared a draft National Hazardous Waste Management Plan (NWHMP) for the period 2021 to 2027. This is the fourth National Hazardous Waste Management Plan and is made under Section 26 of the Waste Management Act 1996. It sets out the priorities to be pursued over the next six years and beyond to improve the prevention and management of hazardous waste, taking into account the progress made since the previous revised plan, and the waste policy and legislative changes that have occurred since the previous revised plan was published. The purpose of this plan is to protect the environment and human health in Ireland through best-practice management of hazardous wastes.

Construction and Demolition Waste Management Plan Guidelines

Year: 2021

This consultation closed on Tuesday 1st June 2021

Ireland's Circular Economy Programme

Proposal to replace the National Waste Prevention Programme, March 2021

Year: 2021

In line with the measures proposed in the Waste Action Plan, the EPA is building on fifteen years of leadership on waste prevention to develop a national Circular Economy Programme. The draft programme is now open for consultation to seek views from stakeholders. It is available to download here, and submissions are invited through an online form – see link below.

Consultation Response (By-Product)

Year: 2020

Consultation Response (By-Product)

By Product Guidance

Year: 2020

A Guide to by-products & submitting a by-product notification under Article 27 of the European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations (S.I. No. 126 of 2011)

Consultation Response (End of Waste)

Consultation Response (End of Waste), June 2020

Year: 2020

Consultation Response (End of Waste)

End of Waste Guidance Part 2

Preparing an End of Waste Application, June 2020

Year: 2020

Preparing an End of Waste Application

End of Waste Guidance Part 1

Introducing End of Waste, June 2020

Year: 2020

End of Waste Guidance