The aim of this model is to avoid waste and where this is not possible waste should be reused or recycled.
Rubbish that is contaminated or the quality of the material is so poor that it can’t be recycled.
Use this residual waste to provide a valuable resource and produce affordable, clean, local energy.
Items that can’t be recycled include:
The average household in Cork produces 934kg of waste
This is the equivalent to 10 wheelie bins full of rubbish.
330,000 tonnes of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) was exported from Ireland in 2017
This will result in the loss of energy and a loss to the economy
Tonnes of waste converted