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Summary of proposed changes to Waste Management Byelaws 2012

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Waste managementdraftbyelaws

  1. 1. Report to Environment & Engineering Strategic PolicyCommitteeDraft Bye-Laws for the Storage, Presentation and Collection of Household & CommercialWaste 2012.
  2. 2. Reasons for Drafting New Bye-Laws Current Bye-Laws are over 6 years in existence - appropriate that they should now be reviewed Recent Legislative & Policy Changes Provides an opportunity to address areas of the current Bye-Laws where there are issues e.g. storage, collection & enforcement
  3. 3. Main provisions of the Draft Bye-Laws New Draft Bye-Laws have been prepared following detailed staff consultations & preliminary discussions with stakeholders Require holders of household and commercial waste to engage in good waste management practices Address the storage, segregation and presentation of waste for collection Holders of waste must have their waste collected by an approved collector or disposed of at an approved facility, provision for on-the-spot fine
  4. 4. Main provisions of the Draft Bye-Laws Segregation of organic waste (Brown Bin) is legally required for holders of commercial waste Holder and authorised waste collector for a household or commercial premises must be clearly identified from the waste container itself (includes bag collections) Within Revised Central Commercial District (CCD) waste collection is only to take place between 7pm & 7am on collection day. Waste is not to be presented for collection before 5pm Outside the CCD collections only to take place between 6am & 10pm. Waste is not to be presented for collection before 6pm on the day before collection Provision is made for an on-the-spot fine of €75 for breaches of the Bye-Laws

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