Laois County Council’s Waste Enforcement Section is responsible for enforcing regulations as set out in the following Acts and Regulations:


Waste Management Act 1996, as amended


Waste Management (Amendment) Act 2001


Protection of the Environment Act 2003


Waste Management (Food Waste) Regulations 2009, as amended


European Union (Household Food Waste and Bio-Waste) Regulations 2015


Waste Management (Storage, Presentation, Segregation and Collection of Household Waste) Bye-Laws, 2009


Waste Management (Collection Permit) Regulations 2001, as amended


Waste Management (Facility Permit and Certificate of Registration) Regulations 2007, as amended


If you require any further update or clarification on the above, please see or contact the Environment Enforcement Section on (057)-8664000