Very successful hazardous farm waste collection in Balla mart recently.
There was a very successful hazardous farm waste collection recently at Balla mart. This was a pilot scheme between Mayo County Council and 9 other local Authorities to set up “Bring Centres” for hazardous farm waste collection.
In association with Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture and local Authorities the EPA have set up the bring centers in Mayo, Kilkenny, Offaly, Fingal, Cavan, Donegal, Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Wexford.
All the hazardous farm waste collection locations that took place in the pilot scheme are as follows;
|Cillin Hill Mart, Co.Kilkenny||Wednesday, 29 October|
|Tullamore Mart, Co.Offaly||Friday 31 October|
|Whites Agri, Lusk, Co.Dublin||Tuesday, 4 November|
|Ballyjamesduff Mart, Co.Cavan||Thursday, 6 November|
|Raphoe Mart, Co.Donegal||Tuesday, 11 November|
|Balla Mart, Co.Mayo||Wednesday, 12 November|
|Dungarvan Mart, Co.Waterford||Tuesday, 18 November|
|Kanturk Mart, Co.Cork||Thursday, 20 November|
|Abbeyfeale Mart, Co. Limerick||Tuesday, 25 November|
|Enniscorthy Mart, Co.Wexford||Thursday, 27 November|
|Bring centres will open from 9.30am to 3.30p.m.|
This pilot scheme provides farmers with an excellent opportunity to dispose of their hazardous wastes in a manner that protects human health, livestock and the environment. A number of waste types are accepted with some having a cost element.
Some of the team from Teagasc, the EPA, Mayo County Council and the Dept of Agriculture, Food & Marine at the end of a very successful farm hazardous waste collection in Balla Mart yesterday.
Download the Farm hazardous waste poster here.