Friday April 10, 2020

Revenue starts to clean up waste industry

It is one of the most profitable sectors in the Irish economy.

2nd September, 2006

It is one of the most profitable sectors in the Irish economy.

For decades, waste disposal operators have quietly amassed multi-million-euro fortunes by collecting rubbish from doorsteps and disposing of it in the nearest landfill.

Although some of Ireland’s main corporate players have tried to get a cut of the action by establishing waste subsidiaries, the market is still dominated by local operators - many of which hold lucrative contracts from county councils and local...

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