Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Guide

Hazardous waste is waste that is corrosive, ignitable, toxic and reactive to the environment. Many households may not be aware of the hazardous waste they generate and the many forms it takes. Below is a handy guide of what household items are hazardous waste & how they can be disposed of in the most environmentally sound manner.

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How to Help Reduce Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping continues to be a big issue in Ireland and according to the Irish Times, Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten said that illegal dumping “remains a problem effecting too many communities in Ireland”. The three R’s, ‘Reduce, Re-use, Recycle’ is an obvious solution to decrease the level of illegal dumping in our country.

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Dealing with Hazardous Waste in your Home

 

Hazardous Waste Material

 

 

Some of the household products we use on a daily basis can be potentially hazardous to ourselves, our family and our pets. Items like household cleaners, batteries, light bulbs and paint all contain hazardous substances that need to be stored and disposed of in the correct manner. Read more