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Recycling Companies in Ireland

Recycling Companies in Ireland

Recycling companies in Ireland are set up in order to provide recycling and waste management services for a respective area of a city or of a region. In order to open a company in Ireland in this field, the investors will have to obtain special licenses for their respective activities. Ireland, a member state of the European Union (EU), follows the rules and regulations imposed by the Community referring to the way in which waste management should be performed.  Our team of company formation specialists in Ireland can offer assistance on the applicable legislation and on the licensing procedure applicable here. 

Legislation for waste management in Ireland 

Ireland integrated in its national legislation the EU’s directives for waste management. The main directive in this sense is the Waste Framework Directive – Directive 2008/98/EC, which provides a broad meaning for the term “waste” and it also gives out regulations on how this procedure should be performed: 

• when collecting waste, the procedure should not affect the water, air, soil, plants or animals;

• the disposal of waste should be performed only in controlled locations;

• each country should have a network of waste plants;

companies operating in this field should obtain licenses;

• such companies must receive regular inspections. 

Those who want to open an Irish company should know that the registration procedure is rather simple, following the same procedures available for commercial companies, but it is necessary to receive licenses, issued for the respective activity the company is performing and our team of company formation representatives in Ireland can offer advice on this matter. 

Obtain waste licenses in Ireland  

Investors interested in company registration in Ireland should know that prior to starting their activities, they need to obtain licenses from the relevant authorities. In Ireland, the main institution is the Department of Communication, Climate Action and Environment, responsible for waste management. The licenses are issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which provides such documents under the Protection of the Environment Act 2003

Businessmen interested in Irish company formation are invited to contact our team of company incorporation consultants in Ireland for more details on the recycling legislation applicable here.