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Waste: legislative framework for Ireland, UK and Europe

The EU Waste Framework Directive provides the legislative framework for the collection, transport, recovery and disposal of waste, and includes a common definition of waste. The directive requires all member states to take the necessary measures to ensure waste is recovered or disposed of without endangering human health or causing harm to the environment and includes permitting, registration...

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EU Report: Waste Management Performance of EU Member States

A new report on how Member States manage their municipal waste shows startling differences across the EU. The report grades the 27 Member States against 18 criteria, using green, orange and red flags in areas such as total waste recycled, pricing of waste disposal, and infringements of European legislation. The resulting scoreboard forms part of...

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Revised Waste Licence Application Form: New Obligations

The EPA has issued a revised Waste Licence Application Form to reflect the requirements of the European Union Waste Framework Directive on Waste (2008/98/EC). The Waste Management Act 1996 to 2011 has already been amended to incorporate these requirements. The Waste Framework Directive and the Regulations apply to all waste activities It is likely that...

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