South Dublin County Council to Pilot Fixyourstreet Initiative

South Dublin County Council will pilot the new ‘Fixyourstreet’ web site. Fixyourstreet is a publicly accessible web site with associated mobile technologies on which non emergency issues such as street lighting, drainage, graffiti, illegal dumping, road and footpath maintenance can be reported. The pilot will run for a period of three months in South Dublin … Read more

Greyhound Acquires Household Waste Collection Service From South Dublin County Council

Greyhound Recycling and Recovery has bought the household waste collection service from South Dublin County Council area after a competitive sales process. The Clondalkin-based waste management company will now provide a new household waste collection service to over 70,000 homes in south county Dublin. Greyhound Recycling and Recovery has confirmed that there will be no … Read more

GT Energy Makes Planning Application For €30 Million Geothermal Energy Plant

GT Energy, the Irish company specialising in the harnessing of deep geothermal energy for the production of renewable heat and electricity, has lodged a planning application with South Dublin County Council for a geothermal power plant on a site at Greenogue Business Park in Newcastle, South County Dublin. Geothermal energy is a natural renewable heat … Read more

EPA Issues Waste Water Discharge Licence for Greater Dublin Area

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a waste water discharge licence for the Greater Dublin Area Agglomeration in accordance with the Waste Water Discharge (Authorisation) Regulations, 2007. The Agglomeration is served by one waste water treatment plant (WWTP) at Ringsend. The licence has been issued to Dublin City Council (lead authority) and the joint … Read more

South Dublin County Council Introduces Brown Bins

South Dublin County Council is providing householders with a Brown Bin service for food and garden waste in order to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. Brown Bins will be delivered to 75,000 households throughout South Dublin County over the coming weeks for food waste including cooked and raw meat and fish, rice, … Read more

Councils Call for Help Conserving Water in the Dublin Region

Local authorities in the Dublin Water region (South Dublin County Council, Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council) are calling on all water users to play their part in conserving water. They have issued an urgent water conservation message to all water users due to the dramatic increase in demand … Read more