Southern Region Waste Plan
PreDraft Submission Report March 2014.
Prior to 2013 Ireland was divided into 10 regions for waste management planning purposes. Following
on from the publication of Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government (DECLG)
documents, “Waste Management Policy in Ireland –A Resource Opportunity” (July 2012) and “Action
Programme for Effective Local Government‐Putting People First” (October 2012) and subsequent reform
of Local Government structures the number of waste management planning regions was reduced from
10 to 3 in early 2013. The 3 regions are now as follows: Eastern & Midlands, Southern and Connacht &
For more information please see attached document.