Landfill levy increases to 20

 

Mr John Gormley TD, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government has increased the landfill levy - effective as of 1 July 2008 - using the power available to him under the Waste Management Acts.

The Waste Management (Landfill Levy) Order 2008 amends section 73(3) of the Waste Management Acts 1996 to 2008 to allow for the landfill levy to be increased from 15 per tonne for each tonne of waste disposed of at an authorised landfill facility.

As of 1 July 2008, the landfill levy rate is 20 per tonne for each tonne of waste disposed of at authorised landfill facilities. The landfill levy rate remains at 20 per tonne for each tonne of waste disposed of at unauthorised landfill facilities.

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