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Private Landfill Operators to Take Dublin Waste

The Irish have not followed the trend seen elsewhere of wholesale privatisation of landfill sites, and even now this article seems to describe what will be purely a short term expedient of using private contractors, only while waiting for the new Dublin incinerator to be completed. From the Irish Times, 11 February 2010 WASTE CONTRACTS […]

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Future Irish Landfill Capacity Inadequate – Herald Newspaper Report

Rubbish dumps set to overflow as waste levels grow National News Home Herald.ie By Kevin Doyle Monday November 17 2008 Ireland country is heading for a major landfill crisis. Within the next two years, almost a third of Ireland’s 35 landfills will be overflowing with rubbish. According to figures from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]

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EU Confirms Landfill is the Last Place You Should Put Waste

Landfill officially a “last resort” option for EU EU environment ministers have officially approved a new framework for waste management across their 27 member countries, including a five-step hierarchy for waste treatment which classes “energy-efficient waste incineration a recovery operation”. The directive also sets new recycling targets. By 2020, EU member states must recycle 50% […]

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