Ecolex Logo
The gateway to
environmental law
Search results » Legislation

European Union (Household Food Waste and Bio-waste) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 430 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 Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations concern the segregation and recovery of household food waste and targets set out in article 5 of EU Directive 99/31/EC on the landfill of waste for the diversion of biodegradable municipal waste from landfill sites to composting and biogas plants and to other forms of authorised treatment. The Regulations place obligations: (a) on waste collectors to have a separate collection service for household food waste; and, (b) on the householders who produce food waste to segregate suc

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 2015 (S.I. No. 191 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX