Composting and Anaerobic Digestion in Ireland

This data release provides information on composting and anaerobic digestion in Ireland in 2015

The EPA produces national statistics on waste generation and management to meet legislative reporting obligations and inform national policy development.

This release reports information on Composting and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) in 2015 at commercial facilities that accept biodegradable waste generated in Ireland. The figures do not include (i) home composting estimates (ii) data for facilities where only waste generated on-site is treated on-site and (iii) waste imported for treatment.

The EPA surveyed thirty-seven1 facilities (31 composting, 5 AD and 1 facility that combines composting and AD).

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