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Waste Permits

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Waste Collection in Donegal

 

There are a number of permitted waste collectors in Donegal who provide a household waste collection service. You can check for permitted waste collectors by visiting the National Waste Collection Permit Office or by contacting Donegal County Council's Waste Regulation Officer

 

Only permitted collectors can operate in the County.  All waste collected must be disposed of at a licensed facility and any individuals found to be disposing of waste illegally will be prosecuted. 

 

If you are a business or a householder please remember you can only give your waste to an authorised waste collection permit holder‌.  If you do not you are guilty of an offence under the Waste Management Act 1996.   

 

 

Applying for a Waste Collection Permit

 

You must apply to the National Waste Collection Permit Office (NWCPO) for a Waste Collection Permit and for the Review of a Waste Collection Permit.

 

The National Waste Collection Permit Office (NWCPO) is based at Offaly County Council, Aras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Tel 057 9357428. The NWCPO can also be contacted through their website www.nwcpo.ie where you can search the names, addresses and contact numbers of all waste collectors in County Donegal.

 

 

Applying for a Waste Facility Permit or a Certificate of Registration 

 
Donegal County Council is responsible for the licensing of certain waste facilities under the Waste Management (Facility Permit and Certificate of Registration) Regulations 2007 as amended, either by way of a Waste Facility Permit or Certificate of Registration.

See below for relevant application forms and supporting documents required.

 

 

A list of all Authorised Waste Facility Permit Holders are published on this website along with a description of the individual premises, location and telephone number. 



The EPA is responsible for licensing the larger and more hazardous waste facilities in the State, they can be contacted at 053 9160600 or though their website http://www.epa.ie/

 

For more information please contact Donegal County Councils Waste Regulations Officer.

 

 

The Movement of Waste

 

Movement of Waste in and out of Ireland

 

The movement of waste into and out of the Republic of Ireland is licensed by the National Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Office under the Waste Management (Shipment of Waste) Regulations 2007, based in Dublin City Council. The NTFSO can be contacted at 01-2224235.

 

Wastes can only the transported by an authorised Waste Collection Permit holder and if across international borders only by one who is a registered Dealer and Broker with the NTFSO.

 

Such wastes are described as either ‘green listed wastes’ or ‘amber listed wastes’ depending on the waste type. Amber listed wastes must always have pre-notification consent from the NTFS while green listed wastes do not need such consent but must always be accompanied by at least an Annex VII Consignment Note.

 

 

Movement of Hazardous Waste within the Republic of Ireland

 

The movement of these wastes within the Irish State is regulated by the National Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Office in Dublin City Council, under the European Communities (Shipment of Hazardous Waste Exclusively within Ireland) Regulations 2011.

 

The movement of hazardous wastes within Ireland can only be conducted by an authorised Waste Collection Permit holder in accordance with a pre-notification consent granted by the NTFO. This can be done online or call 01-2224235.

 

 

Waste Licensing in other Jurisdictions

 

Northern Ireland

 

Northern Ireland Environment Agency NIEA, for their equivalent Waste Collection Permit, Waste Facility Permit, Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Registration and enforcement, contact http://www.doeni.gov.uk/ or call 0044845302008.

 

Scotland

 

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, SEPA. for their equivalent Waste Collection Permit, Waste Facility Permit, Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Registration and enforcement. Contact www.sepa.org.uk or call 004478645770.

 

England and Wales

 

For their equivalent Waste Collection Permit, Waste Facility Permit, Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Registration and enforcement. Contact www.environment-agency.gov.uk or call 00441709389201. 
 

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