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Licences & Permits

When is a Waste Facility Permit Required?

A waste facility permit is a legal requirement in Ireland.   In accordance with Section 39 of the Waste Management Act 1996, as amended, a waste authorisation is required in order for any person or company to treat/store/recycle/recover or dispose of waste. Examples of activities which require a waste authorisation include:  Recycling of construction & demolition...

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What is the purpose of a waste facility permit?

A waste facility permit is a legal requirement in Ireland.   In accordance with Section 39 of the Waste Management Act 1996, as amended, a waste authorisation is required in order for any person or company to conduct the treatment/storage/recycling/recovery or disposal of waste. A waste authorisation may be in the form of either: A Certificate...

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What is Required to Apply for a Waste Facility Permit?

A waste facility permit is required for any business or individual that plans to generate, store, treat, or dispose of waste. To obtain a waste facility permit, you must submit an application and meet all regulatory requirements. This article will discuss the process of getting a waste facility permit.  Contents of an application for a...

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What are the Benefits of a Waste Facility Permit?

A Waste facility permit is a legal requirement.  In accordance with Section 39 of the Waste Management Act 1996, as amended, a waste authorisation is required in order for any person or company to conduct the treatment/storage/recycling/recovery or disposal of waste. A waste authorisation may be in the form of either: A Certificate of Registration...

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What is Waste Management?

Waste is a Resource which is not be used to optimise its value. Products Process People Waste management is a fundamental part of most businesses. Where the creation of waste cannot be prevented, consideration must be given to the following in order of priority: Preparing for reuse Recycling Recovery Disposal Waste management refers to the...

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What is Effluent?

Effluent is a wastewater which has been discharged from a process.  The process which generates an effluent can be industrial, commercial, municipal or from a treatment plant. Effluent and the Law It is a legal requirement that effluent is treated properly to comply with the emission limit values and other conditions of a discharge licence....

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