About Us

The Environment Section has responsibility for a range of environmental issues.

These include:

  • Waste Management.
  • Promotion of waste reduction.
  • Promotion of recycling and responsible waste disposal.
  • Permitting of waste facilities and waste collectors.
  • Implementing regulations controlling waste streams including, waste tyres, end of life vehicles, waste electronic and electrical equipment, farm plastics and food waste.
  • Promotion of Litter Control through both education and enforcement.
  • Protection of surface waters and ground waters from pollution.
  • Aarhus Convention: National Implementation Report