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Waste Collection Permit: When is it required?

A Waste Collection Permit (WCP) is required where a person wishes to collect waste for the purposes of reward or profit.  In accordance with Section 24 (1) of the Waste Management ( Collection Permit) Regulations 2007 & 2008, a WCP is valid for 5 years from the day it was granted.  The WCP is issued...

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Collection of waste requires a valid waste collection permit

Collection of waste requires a valid waste collection permit

Please do not give your waste to an unauthorised collector, as persons involved in the collection of waste must have a valid waste collection permit.  If they have a valid permit it will be listed www.nwcpo.ie Only waste as listed on Appendix A of their permit can be collected All waste must be delivered to facilities listed...

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Wastewater Treatment: Optimisation and Control is key

Wastewater treatment plant performance can be optimised where key control parameters are recorded and assess on a regular basis.  Optimisation of the performance of a treatment plant can significantly reduce operational costs and/or add value to a business. There are many different types of wastewater treatment plants, physical, chemical and biological.  All treatment plant operate...

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Hazardous Waste Assessment

ECOS recently completed review assessment of biomass filter cake on behalf of a multinational biopharmaceutical company.  Waste acceptance criteria (WAC) results alone are not sufficient to determine the List of Waste (LoW) classification purpose a waste stream.  Where waste streams may contain hazardous compounds or persistent organic pollutants, further assessment is required to determine the...

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Packaging Waste Legal Requirement

Since 1997 Irish legislation has placed the responsibility for the recovery and recycling of packaging waste on those who handle packaging at any stage of the supply chain. A ‘Producer’ of packaging waste is a business who, for the purpose of trade or otherwise in the course of business sells or otherwise supplies other persons...

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Best Available Techniques (BAT): New Standards

Best Available Techniques (BAT): New Standards aim to increase value or reduce costs. ECOS works with our clients to increase value or reduce costs by implementing new Best Available Techniques (BAT) emissions and efficiency standards.  The new specifications are the result of a review of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document (BREF) for Waste...

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ECOS Case Study: Waste Collection Permit Application

A Waste Collection Permit (WCP) is required where a person wishes to collect waste for the purpose of reward or profit. In accordance with Section 24 (1) of the Waste Management (Collection Permit) Regulations 2007 & 2008, a waste collection permit is valid for 5 years from the day it was granted. Please feel free...

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Exemption for a waste collection permit in respect of food waste

When does the exemption for a waste collection permit apply in respect of food waste under Article 30 (1) (g) of the Waste Collection Permit Regulations 2007-2008? Waste collection permit legislation only applies to the collection of animal by-products in respect of “catering waste”. The collection and transport of all other types and categories of...

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Single-use plastics: New EU rules to reduce marine litter

The amount of single-use plastics in oceans and seas has been growing at an alarming rate.  The European Commission has proposed new EU-wide rules to target the 10 plastic products most often found on Europe’s beaches and seas, as well as lost and abandoned fishing gear. Together these constitute 70% of all marine litter items. The...

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Waste Collection Permit: Another Successful Project Completed by ECOS

Our Client is a a Hygiene and Workwear Specialist who require a Waste Collection Permit (WCP) to provide the complete to their nationwide client base. A WCP is required where a person wishes to collect waste for the purposes of reward or profit.  In accordance with Section 24 (1) of the Waste Management (Collection Permit)...

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