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The Household Food Waste and Bio -Waste regulations are designed to promote the segregation and recovery of household food waste. They will increase the amount of food waste that is recovered through the production of energy, compost and digestate. In particular, the regulations will facilitate the achievement of the targets set out in Directive 99/31/EC on the landfill of waste for the diversion of biodegradable municipal waste from landfill sites, by directing source-segregated household food waste to composting and to other forms of treatment.
The Household Food Waste Regulations impose obligations on:
Householders may alternatively:
Households are not allowed to:
European Union (Household Food Waste And Bio-Waste) Regulations 2013, S.I. No. 71 of 2013
Waste management regulations
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