BONFIRE WARNING!

Bonfire Warning: Burning of Waste is Illegal – householders or businesses who give waste for bonfire purposes are also culpable and can face prosecution. If you see any waste stockpiled for burning, call Meath County Council on 0469097200

Date Released: 17 October 2017

BONFIRE WARNING!

Burning of waste is illegal!

In the run up to Halloween please remember that a “harmless” bonfire is in fact very harmful, to your health, your environment and your pocket!  Not only do you risk a hefty fine, but the burning of waste is outlawed under the:  Waste Management Act & Air Pollution Act Whether it is in your garden, a building site or even the green area of a housing estate, the burning of waste presents serious risks to the environment and to human health and is against the law.Waste includes, but is not confined to, household domestic rubbish, tyres, pallets, furniture, electrical goods, carpets, mattresses, grass and hedge cuttings.

Beware and Be Warned – householders or businesses who give waste for bonfire purposes are also culpable and can face prosecution.

If you see any waste stockpiled for burning, call Meath County Council on 0469097200.

 Protect our environment and stop the burn!

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