Main partners:

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

Localisation: Ireland (IE)

Population: 454,500

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Separate collection of mixed dry recyclables in Ireland

Action leader(s)

Irish Department of Environment, Community & Local Government


The collection of a number of recyclable waste sources in one recycling bin i.e. cardboard, paper, plastic and cans has been undertaken in Ireland since 2001.