Very successful hazardous farm waste collection in Balla mart recently.

hazardous farm waste collection in Balla

Hazardous farm waste collection 12th November 2014. Photo: Greening Mayo

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;

Location Dates
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.

hazardous waste collection 2014

Teagasc, EPA, Mayo Co Col and the Dept of Agriculture, Food & Marine. Photo: Greening Mayo

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.

epa Ireland logoFor more information visit the EPA website. Locall: 1890 33 55 99

Download the Farm hazardous waste poster here.


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