Waste Management

New Environmental Hotline for Dublin – 1850 365 121

Pilot hotline for reporting issues of environmental concern (pollution spillages, waste burning etc) launched by City Council and the EPA this week. SeeSomeSaySome_DublinMay10 The sooner the problems get reported, the sooner they can be addressed.

Poolbeg Waste-to-Energy and the Foreshore Licence

Dublin City Council Update See below the response to the question posed by my colleague Cllr Ruairi McGinley in relation to the delay by the DoE in providing a foreshore license for the Poolbeg W2E facility. This could end up costing extra €€€s in the form of interim waste disposal arrangements which will come from the pockets […]

€27m of unpaid bin charges in Dun Laoghaire?

The Local Government Auditor highlighted the poor collection record of Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown when it comes to bin charges in his report on the 2008 accounts: The council is out of pocket to the tune of €27m on bin-charge arrears 9,000 households have paid virtually nothing at all of charges imposed from 2000-2004, resulting in arrears […]