IFFPG Farm Plastic Collection in Mayo 2016

There will be a farm plastic collection in Mayo 2016 at various locations over the coming weeks. There will be a collection in Swinford at the PND business park on the Ballina road on Tuesday the 19th April. The collection point will be open from 9 am to 1 pm on the day. Everyone bringing farm plastic to the collection point are asked to make sure that their loads are secure to prevent them from falling onto the road.

Farm Plastic Collection in Mayo 2016

Mayo Ballina Mart 13th April
Balla Mart 14th April
Swinford Showgrounds (P N D Enterprise Park) 19th April (9-1pm)
  Ballinrobe Mart 28/29th April
  Belmullet, Myles Careys Yard (Beside Brogans) 1st July (9-12pm)
Glenamoy, Greg Conroy Stores 1st July (2-4pm)
  Newport, Derrinumera Landfill 5th July (9-12am)
  Westport, O Gradys Yard, Carrownalurgan 5th July (2-4pm)
Killala, Vincent Kearneys Yard, Cloonalaghan, Carrowmore Lacken Every Mon-Sat

farm plastic collection in Mayo 2016

The Irish Farm Film Producers Group (IFFPG) is the national farm plastics recycling compliance scheme. Their role is to provide cost effective compliance to their members (companies that place farm film products on the market) and a comprehensive recycling service for farmers nationwide to ensure that we exceed national recycling targets as set by the government. Irish Film Producers Group do this by operating approximately 225 bring-centres annually, as well as providing a farmyard collection service. They are currently recycling in excess of 25,000 tonnes of farm plastics yearly, which equates to a national recycling rate of over 70%. They are a not for profit body, which is primarily funded by a recycling levy that they charge to their members. They receive additional funding through a weight based collection charge that farmers pay.

More information visit the Farm Plastics recycling website.

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