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European Union (Household Food Waste and Bio-waste) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 191 of 2015).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Soil pollution/quality Hygiene/sanitary procedures Food quality control/food safety Waste management Organic waste Recycling/reuse Waste disposal Waste domestic sources
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations impose obligations relative to the segregation of food waste and recovery of materials from such waste. The Regulations place obligations on: waste collectors to have a separate collection service for household food waste; the householders who produce food waste to segregate such waste and make it available for separate collection. Producers may alternatively compost the waste on the premises where it arises under specified conditions or take it to authorised facilities such as

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

European Union (Household Food Waste and Bio-waste) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 71 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

European Union (Household Food Waste and Bio-waste) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 430 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Waste management, Organic waste, Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX