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Waste Management

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 1 June 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ceisteanna (162)

Patricia Ryan


162. Deputy Patricia Ryan asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications his plans to ensure a glass collection service is made available throughout the State by all private domestic waste operators; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29446/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

In 2018, the most recent year for which data is currently available, Ireland's recycling rate for glass was 82%, well above the EU Packaging Directive targets of 70% by 2025 and 75% by 2030. For further information please see www.epa.ie/our-services/monitoring--assessment/waste/national-waste-statistics/packaging/.  Given how well the current system is operating in relation to glass recycling, there are no plans to mandate the provision of a household glass collection service.