Our separate Food Waste (Brown Bin) Collection
The Benefits of the Brown Bin
Did you know that up to 40% of what’s in your waste bin (by weight) is actually organic waste?
With a separate collection, it has been proven that householders actually reduce the amount of food waste created, helping to save on waste disposal and SAVE on shopping bills.
EU environmental regulation states that Ireland must reduce the amount of organic material sent to disposal. When this organic material is in our landfills, it releases harmful greenhouse gases such as methane and carbon dioxide which contribute to global warming. Also, the liquids (known as leachate) that seep into the ground are extremely harmful to ground water supplies.
All waste service providers are now obliged by LAW to provide a separate collection for household food waste in populated areas.
Clean Ireland Recycling will provide you with a separate food waste collection service. FACT … it helps you safeguard the environment, is easy to use and saves you money.
Food waste collected separately is not subject to landfill tax, so you will SAVE money.
All provided FREE as part of our service to you. Both containers are sealed with lockable lids – this system has been used for this purpose in Europe and other countries over many years.
Odours, animals, pests, etc. will not present a problem.
• Put a newspaper leaf or a compostable paper liner into the 7 ltr kitchen caddy.
• Place all your food waste into the 7 ltr kitchen caddy and then, when full, transfer the waste into the 25 litre brown bin.
• As always, please remember to put your bin out the night before.
DO NOT USE ANY TYPE OF PLASTIC BAGS AS LINERS IN THE CONTAINERS.
These are not compostable.
If necessary, the 7 ltr kitchen caddy can be easily washed in any standard kitchen sink.
• Glass, metal, plastic, rubber, textiles, nappies, soil, rubble, or any other non-food types of waste.
• Your collection details are on the leaflet you received with your brown bin.
Clean Ireland Recycling always endeavours to provide you with the cheapest option for your waste disposal.
If for some reason none of these recommended options suit you, Clean Ireland Recycling can provide a separate garden waste collection in certain areas.
Read more about Composting.
Download and read our Compost Manual.
Visit www.stopfoodwaste.ie for lots of helpful information on reducing your food waste.