Illegal waste disposal is increasing in Dublin, with a rise in the number of illegal waste operators and prosecutions for dumping.
Figures obtained by *The Sunday Business Post* show that around 1,250 households in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown county council area, or 2 per cent of the households, did not use a waste collection service in 2010.
Elsewhere in the capital, South Dublin County Council is investigating seven illegal waste operators.
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