Litter & Dumping

Litter is defined in the Litter Pollution Act, 1997 as “a substance or object, whether or not intended as waste that, when deposited in a place other than a litter receptacle or other place lawfully designated for the deposit, is or is likely to become unsightly, deleterious, nauseous or unsanitary, whether by itself or with any other such substance or object, and regardless of its size or volume or the extent of the deposit”.


Litter Management Plan 2017-2019
In compliance with the provisions of the Litter Pollution Act 1997 Waterford City & County Council has adopted and published its Litter Management Plan for the period 2017 to 2020. The plan deals with the prevention and management of litter in County Waterford. It sets out objectives and targets for the abatement of litter.

  • Litter Management Plan 2017-2020
  • Plean Um Bhainistiú Bruscair 2017-2020
  • Report Littering !

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    environment@waterfordcouncil.ie

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