Recycling for the future the dublin waste management plan 2005 2010
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 16

Recycling for the Future – The Dublin Waste Management Plan 2005 -2010 PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 82 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Recycling for the Future – The Dublin Waste Management Plan 2005 -2010. Mary O’Reilly RPS Consulting Engineers. Background. 59%. Recycling. 25% Energy Recovery. 16% Residual Landfill.

Download Presentation

Recycling for the Future – The Dublin Waste Management Plan 2005 -2010

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Recycling for the future the dublin waste management plan 2005 2010

Recycling for the Future – The Dublin Waste Management Plan 2005 -2010

Mary O’Reilly

RPS Consulting Engineers


Background

Background

59%

Recycling

25%

Energy

Recovery

16%

Residual Landfill

  • Dublin Waste Strategy (1997) assessed options and chose a scenario with maximum recycling and thermal treatment, to reduce landfill reliance

  • Targets set for the region in 1998

  • Statutory Waste Management Plan in place in 1999/2001

  • Review of Plan began in October 2004

Recycling

25%

Energy

Recovery

16%

Residual Landfill


Waste generation

Waste Generation


Overall municipal recycling rate

Overall Municipal Recycling Rate


Household recycling tonnes

Household Recycling (tonnes)


Prevention minimisation awareness

Prevention/ Minimisation/ Awareness

  • Dedication of Resources – Environmental Awareness Officers

  • Delivering message to schools, community and business

  • Use-related Charging

  • Home Composting


Community sector projects

Community Sector Projects

  • Partnership Approach has established a number of sustainable schemes

  • Combining training, employment, and waste reuse/ recycling


Replacement waste management plan 2005 2010

Replacement Waste Management Plan 2005 —2010

59%

Recycling

25%

Energy

Recovery

16%

Residual Landfill


Draft replacent plan overarching policy

Draft Replacent Plan - Overarching Policy

  • Further emphasis on Prevention/ Minimisation – local authorities to lead campaign

  • Establishing integrated network or reuse, recycling and energy recovery facilities to minimise landfill dependance

  • Region to establish facilities to meet its needs

  • Implement Polluter Pays Principle

  • Respond to Public and Stakeholder input


Policy for prevention minimisation

Policy for Prevention/ Minimisation


Producer responsibility objectives

Producer Responsibility Objectives

  • Through EU Directives and Irish Regulations, progress forthcoming on Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipement (2005), and later Scrap Cars, Tyres.

  • Full cost recovery from packaging (Repak) and a fresh approach to product design, recyclability

  • Draft Plan calls for more schemes for other materials


Commercial industrial recycling

Commercial / Industrial Recycling

  • New practices introduced as costs escalated

  • New services offered by private collection companies and Local Authorities

  • Improvement in packaging recycling

  • 34% of Commercial & Industrial Waste is recycled


Policy for household recycling

Policy for Household Recycling


Biodegradable waste

Biodegradable Waste

  • Key objective to increase the regional recycling rate

  • Introduction of ‘Brown Bin’ for households

    • To collect Vegetable, Fruit and Garden waste

  • Two Central plants for biological treatment required:

    • Composting Facility at Ballyogan Recycling Park

    • Second biological facility at Kilshane in Fingal


Policy for energy recovery

Policy for Energy Recovery

  • Develop a Waste to Energy plant at Poolbeg with a capacity of 400,000 – 600,000 tpa

  • Facility will generate electricity

  • Possibility of District Heating Network is under investigation

  • Appointment of Service Provider in 2005

  • Planning and Licensing phases to follow

  • Target date for operation: 2009/2010


Implementing the plan

Implementing the Plan

  • Consultaion with wide range of stakeholders

  • Regional co-ordination by means of Waste Steering Group

  • Annual Report to combine regional data on a regular basis and

  • Annual Forum to enable ongoing review and input: Input from

    • NGOs & Community Groups

    • Waste Industry

    • Industry/ producers

    • Other stakeholders


  • Login