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Litter management - responsibilities for businesses

Pursuant to the Litter Pollution Act 1997-2003, retailers shall arrange the removal of litter from public areas not exceeding a distance of 100m from their premises.   

Failure to do so is an offence under Section 16 of the Litter Pollution Act 1997-2003.

Page last reviewed: 23/01/20

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Roads, Environment and Water Services Department
Clare County Council
Áras Contae an Chláir
New Road
Co. Clare
V95 DXP2
(065) 6846331
Water/wastewater enquiries (Irish Water): 1800 278278
Fax: (065) 6846444
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