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Recent Waste Management Enforcement Measures by Local Authorities

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently assessed the environmental enforcement activities of local authorities in its annual performance report. We summarise their key findings in the area of waste and consider the recommendations made where improvement will hopefully enhance environmental enforcement. Illegal waste activities The EPA recommends that local authorities should f...
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Humans generated 1.8bn tonnes of solid waste in 2016

Verde Environmental Consultants provide expert advisory, monitoring and assessment services from our offices in Wicklow, Cork, Mayo and Galway in soil, air, water, waste, energy, noise and ecology disciplines Our multidisciplinary approach and in-house expertise allows us to provide a breadth of relevant environmental consultancy and contracting services to both the private and public sectors...
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EPA conference considers the challenge of plastics for Ireland

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s conference, Moving Ireland into the New Plastics Economy, took place in Dublin last week, November 08 2018.  Opening the conference, Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Seán Canney, said: “We need to take stock of our relationship with plastic. We must start to make informed choices about how we use plasti...
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14 EU Member States at Risk of Missing Recycling Target

Action plans aimed at helping the fourteen member states considered to be at greatest risk of missing the EU’s 2020 recycling targets have been published in a key report by environmental consultancy Eunomia Research & Consulting for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Environment. his project came under the Waste Framework Directive‘s Early Warning System, which requires the E...
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EU Commission reviews implementation of EU waste rules

The European Commission recently published the latest review of how well EU waste rules are applied across Europe, presenting challenges and ways forward. Despite continuous progress in Member States and an overall good performance at EU level, there are serious gaps that must be swiftly addressed if Europe is to reap the environmental and economic benefits of the circular economy. 14 European cou...
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Ireland’s National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report 2017

The National Waste Prevention Programme's annual report for 2017 was launched today, highlighting the work of the Programme in supporting businesses to prevent waste and use resources more efficiently. Moving Ireland to a circular economy, where materials are conserved and kept in use as long as possible, will require changes in how we make products and how we deliver services. By being clever ...
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EU ambassadors approve new rules on waste management and recycling

EU ambassadors approve new rules on waste management and recycling EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement on the four legislative proposals of the waste package reached with the European Parliament on 18 December 2017. The waste package will lead to more recycling of waste and contribute to the creation of a circular economy. It will improve the way waste is managed as well as encourag...
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