In Northern Ireland each household contributes around one tonne of waste per year and this amount is increasing. Our current lifestyle, based on convenience and over-packaged products, means that we are producing more waste than ever. At the moment the most common way of managing waste in Northern Ireland is by landfill. However, new legislation from Europe is obliging us to find better ways of dealing with waste.
- Northern Ireland Waste (.PDF 987Kb)
- Waste Reduction (.PDF 940Kb)
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (.PDF 787Kb)
- Plastics (.PDF 851Kb)
- Composting Waste (.PDF 793Kb)
- Paper (.PDF 895Kb)
- Cans (.PDF 0.98Mb)
- Glass (.PDF 884Kb)
- What happens to our waste? (.PDF 1.06Mb)
- Energy from waste (.PDF 875Kb)
PDFs are available for download and hard copies are also available from our Country Parks, Countryside Centres and certain Monuments.