Main partners:

  • Three Waste Regions within Ireland
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Local authorities
  • Private waste collectors

Localisation: Ireland (IE)

Population: 454,500

Categories:
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Household pay-by-weight charging system in Ireland

Action leader(s)

Irish Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Summary

A significant number of household collectors, both within this Region and nationally, have implemented a pay-per-weight charging system in order to comply with the pay-by-weight charging system required in their waste collection permit since 2005.