Water, Waste and Environment

Pollutants

The Air Quality Standards Regulations 2002 set out the limit values for all of the pollutants monitored by the Council. This includes pollutants currently monitored by Dublin City Council, such as sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO) and particulates.

Battery Recycling

 

Thanks to new EU Regulations implemented on the 26th of September 2008 it is now even easier to recycle your old batteries! According to the Regulations all retail outlets that sell batteries are now obliged to take back old batteries of similar type.

Waste Collection - Commercial

Commercial Waste Services

Important Notice

Dublin City Council's Commercial Waste Section which was located in Eblana House, 68-70 Marrowbone Lane closed with effect from 5.00pm on Friday 9th March 2012. 

Please click on the following links to view details:

Variation to Waste Management Plan

Waste Bye-Laws

The City Council has recently adopted  Bye-Laws to regulate  the Storage, Presentation and Collection of Household  & Commercial Waste.

The main provisions of the Bye-Laws are as follows:

  • Holders of waste must have their waste collected by an approved collector or disposed of at an approved facility.

Dublin Region Water Services Strategic Plan 2009

Regional Drainage Policies - Overall Policy Document

The Greater Dublin Strategic Drainage Study undertook a review of local authority drainage practices in five key areas:

New Flood Growth Curve for Dublin

The Centre for Water Resources Research at UCD was commissioned to carry out a study of the Irish Growth Curve and it’s applicability to the Dublin Region.

The main recommendations of the study are as follows:

New Development Policy

The Greater Dublin Strategic Drainage Study undertook a review of local authority drainage practices in five key areas:

Inflow, Infiltration and Exfiltration Policy

    The Greater Dublin Strategic Drainage Study undertook a review of local authority drainage practices in five key areas:

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