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Waste Facility Permit – Is yours up for renewal?

Waste Facility Permit – Is yours up for renewal?

Waste disposal and recovery activities in Ireland are required to hold an authorisation in accordance with the Waste Management Act 1996 (as amended), a waste facility permit (WFP)s is one of the four tier system of authorisations which may be granted and must be renewed every 5 years with the licensing authority.  Waste Facility Permit...

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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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Waste Facility Permits for Class 5 activity (200,000 tonnes)

New waste facility permits for Class 5 activity (the recovery of excavation or dredge spoil, comprising natural materials of clay, silt, sand, gravel or stone) now can accommodate up to 200,000 tonnes. In June 2019, S.I. 250 of 2019 Waste Management (Facility permit and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations was published.  These regulations amend the Waste Management...

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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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Another Job Successfully Completed by ECOS

Waste facility Permits (WFP) are granted for a period of 5 years.  An application for a renewal of a WFP must be made to the licensing authority such that the facility can to continue to operate. Our client, a waste management company required a renewal of their WFP.   However, significant changes were required to expand...

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Case Study: Waste Facility Permit

Waste Facility Permits (WFP) are granted for a period of 5 years.  An application for a renewal of a WFP must be made to the licensing authority such that the facility can continue to operate.

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Draft Guidance Note on Soil Recovery Waste Acceptance Criteria

The EPA developed this guidance document applies to soil recovery facilities which exceed the operational thresholds for waste facility permits.  Facilities that exceed these thresholds are required to operate under a Waste Licence granted by the Environmental Protection Agency (the Agency). Licensed soil recovery facilities are typically worked-out quarries that are in the process of...

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