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Farm Hazardous Waste Collection Campaign

The Farm Hazardous Waste Collection Campaign was established to provide farmers with an accessible location in which they can safely dispose of hazardous waste.

The scheme is led by the EPA in collaboration with Teagasc, the Department for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE), and local authorities. Farm Hazardous Waste Collection 

Whilst some waste is free of charge to dispose of, other types range in price from €2-€4 per kilogram. Following a successful pilot, the programme has been running for four years and a total of 6,807 farmers have utilised this service, disposing of over 800 tonnes of hazardous waste.

Dates for the 2017 Collection Campaign can be seen below. For all the latest news on Farm Hazardous Waste, please follow @EPAWasteRes.

LocationDate
Bandon Recycling CentreWednesday 18th October
Nenagh MartWednesday 25th October
Enniscorthy MartFriday 27th October
Listowel MartSaturday 4th November
Kilkenny Mart, Cillín HillWednesday 8th November
Cahir MartTuesday 14th November
Mayo-Sligo Co-operative, BallinaFriday 17th November
Tullamore MartTuesday 21st November
Athenry MartFriday 24th November
Kells Recycling CentreTuesday 28th Novemember

To find out more about Farm Hazardous Waste, see the publications in the table below or watch this short video from the Farm Hazardous Waste Collections in 2016.

YearReport
2016Farm Hazardous Waste Collections October and November 2016
Advert and guidance on Farm Hazardous waste collection centres locations and charges for October and November 2016
2015Farm Hazardous Waste Report 2014
Report on farm hazardous waste collections 2014
2013
Pilot Farm Hazardous Waste Bring Centres in 2013
Report on the farm hazardous waste collection pilot

Source: Envirosolutions

 

 

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