23January2018

Composting and Anaerobic Digestion in Ireland

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This data release provides information on composting and anaerobic digestion in Ireland in 2015.

The EPA produces national statistics on waste generation and management to meet legislative reporting obligations and inform national policy development.

This release reports information on Composting and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) in 2015 at commercial facilities that accept biodegradable waste generated in Ireland. The figures do not include (i) home composting estimates (ii) data for facilities where only waste generated on-site is treated on-site and (iii) waste imported for treatment. 

The EPA surveyed thirty-seven1 facilities (31 composting, 5 AD and 1 facility that combines composting and AD).

Download Composting and Anaerobic Digestion in Ireland in 2015 [pdf 305kB

View Facilities surveyed for 2015 data including site capacity information, [excel 34kB]

View Waste types accepted in 2015,[ excel 34kB] 

Source: Envirocentre - Composting and Anaerobic Digestion in Ireland

 

 

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