‘Zero Tolerance’ Crackdown On Illegal Dumping


Dublin City Council is to begin a “zero tolerance” crackdown on illegal dumping in the north inner city after the area was declared a litter blackspot.

CCTV is being installed in the area in a bid to tackle the issue.

BRIAN HANNEY from Dublin City Council’s Waste Management Division talks to Pat Meehan abpout the progress being made.

“We’ll have a team if eight litter wardens calling door to door to make sure people have waste disposal arrangements,” he said.

“All dumped bags will be checked for evidence as to who they belong to, and CCTV is also being put in place.”

Duration: 7'08" DATE: September 1, 2015
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:John Healy
Interviewee:Brian Hanney
Themes:Local News
Keywords:Illegal dumping, Anti-littering, Environment, North Inner City
LocationNorth Inner City Dublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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