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Wicklow Council advises farmers of hazardous waste collection centres

Wicklow County Council wishes to inform farmers of the farm hazardous waste collection centres open in the coming week.

The nearest centre to County Wicklow is the WFC Enniscorthy Mart, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. It is open to accept identified hazardous waste between 9:30am to 3:30pm on Friday 27th October 2017.

Wicklow County Council encourages farmers to avail of the low-cost service to dispose of hazardous waste including pesticides, veterinary medicines, dips, oils, paints, syringes, etc., in order to protect farms, drinking water sources and the aquatic environment.

The collection centres have been organised by Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture and the Marine, the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment and the EPA.

Information for handling, segregation, packaging and transporting is available here, along with different costs for materials.

 

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