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BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT IN THE DUBLIN REGION. 15 th October 2005 Larry O’Toole. 4 ‘R’s’ of Waste Management. Reduction. Recycling. Residual Landfill. Recovery. Biodegradable waste. Biological treatment. Biological treatment. Policy & Legislation on Treatment of Biodegradable Waste - EU.

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BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT IN THE DUBLIN REGION

15th October 2005

Larry O’Toole


4 ‘R’s’ of Waste Management

Reduction

Recycling

Residual

Landfill

Recovery


Biodegradable waste
Biodegradable waste

Biological treatment

Biological treatment


Policy legislation on treatment of biodegradable waste eu
Policy & Legislation on Treatment of Biodegradable Waste - EU

  • EU Waste Hierarchy

  • Sixth Environmental Action Programme

  • EU Landfill Directive - 65% diversion of biodegradable waste from landfill in 2016

  • EU ‘Biowaste’ Directive

  • EU Thematic Strategy for Soil

  • Animal By-Products Regulations


Policy legislation on treatment of biodegradable waste national
Policy & Legislation on Treatment of Biodegradable Waste - National

  • Changing our Ways (1998) - 65% reduction in biodegradable waste sent to landfill

  • Taking Stock & Moving Forward (2004) – biological treatment of waste to be given priority treatment

  • Draft National Strategy for Biodegradable Waste (2004)

  • National Climate Strategy (2000)


Dublin waste management plan
Dublin Waste Management Plan National

  • Dublin Waste Management Plan (2001)

  • Feasibility Study for Biological Treatment of Waste in Dublin Region (1999)

  • Draft Replacement Waste Management Plan (2005)

    • Local Authorities to develop 2 biowaste composting plants to treat source separated organic waste

    • Up to 45,000tpa each

    • Ballyogan & North Dublin




Home composting
Home composting National




Collection
Collection National


Progress to date
Progress to date National

  • Procurement commenced for Ballyogan

  • EPA Waste Licence and Planning permission in place

  • Public-Private-Patrnership

  • EIS prepared for proposed facility at Kilshane Cross

  • Process for procurement commenced



BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT IN THE DUBLIN REGION National

15th October 2005

Larry O’Toole


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