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Landfill

  • In 2020 there were a total of 3 landfills accepting domestic waste – down from a total of 29 landfills in 2007.
  • In 2018, 14% of our municipal waste was landfilled.
  • As of January, 2021 the Irish government plans to reduce the landfill rate for municipal waste to 10% or less, in line with new waste management targets in the EU Landfill Directive. (Source).