Environmental regulatory compliance is an opportunity to optimise the management of resources to add value or create cost savings.
Ireland has a well-developed system of environmental legislation which is principally administered and enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Regional/local authorities throughout Ireland and Irish Water
Our clients work with ECOS because we:
- Know the legislation and how it applies to their businesses.
- Identify the most efficient and effective technologies to be employed such that our clients can be legally compliant in a cost effective manner.
- Assist our clients to develop a cost effective and legally compliant environmental management strategies and implementation programmes.
The key pieces of environmental legislation are:
- Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (as amended).
- Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (as amended).
- Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts 1977 to 1990.
- Water Services Acts 2007 to 2017.
- Waste Management Act 1996 (as amended).
- Waste Management (Facility Permit and Registration) Regulations 2007 (as amended).
- Waste Management (Collection) Regulations 2007 (as amended).
- Waste Management (Shipment of Waste) Regulations 2007 (as amended).
- European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations 2011.
- European Union (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2014.
- European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014.
- Air Pollution Act 1987 (as amended).
- European Communities (Environmental Liability) Regulations (2008 to 2011) (Environmental Liability Regulations).
- Waste Water Discharge (Authorisation) Regulations 2007 (as amended).
- European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 to 2019.
- Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (as amended).
- European Union (Water Policy) (Abstractions Registration) Regulations 2018.
For more information on how to address your requirements in a cost effective manner please contact ECOS.