Waste And Recycling
From the 1st February 2012, all waste collection permit applications and applications for review of waste collection permits shall be processed by the National Waste Collection Permit Office (NWCPO).
Limerick City & County Council is part of the Southern Waste Region. In May 2015, the Southern Region Waste Management Plan 2015-2021 was launched along with the associated Natura Impact Report and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement.
Local authorities issue authorisations for various waste related activities. These activities vary from importation of waste soils and rubble in order to raise the level of lands, to vehicle dismantling.
These Regulations provide for the registration and regulation of sewage sludge facilities in order to meet the requirements of the Waste Framework Directive
The Environment Department of Limerick City and County Council operates four recycling centres throughout the city and county.