Waste Summit: Action needed on Ireland's waste strategy

Call for local authorities to be granted increased powers.

10th November, 2013
PJ Rudden, director, RPS Group: we have one of the most enlightened waste policies in Europe to eliminate landfill in Ireland by 2020'.

The government waste strategy, Waste: A Resource Opportunity', contains one of the most enlightened waste policies in Europe to eliminate landfill in Ireland by 2020, said PJ Rudden, director, RPS Group. This, he said, was based on the EU 2020 Strategy of maximising resource efficiency' as one of the flagship initiatives and roadmaps to implement the strategy.

''We must ensure that the next generation of regional waste management plans realise that ambition and that there are adequate...

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