Farm Plastic Recycling Costs & Levy Reduced By 20% – IFFPG

IFFPG, the national organisation responsible for farm plastic recycling has

announced a 20% reduction in the cost of recycling at bring centres and a
20% reduction in the levy charge.

Speaking at this week’s AGM, the Chairman Michael Slattery said, “IFFPG
continues to review its costs and charges. As a not-for profit
organisationwe are pleased to continue to reduce our costs further
this year. These
cost reductions mean that almost €575,000 is being passed back in reduced
recycling charges and levy.”

The cost of recycling, when the proof of levy paid code is produced at
bringcentres,will be €15 per halftonneand the levy is now €100
pertonne(€2.60 per roll).

The number of bring centres will increase to 200. The full list of all
bringcentresare available on the IFFPG website, and they will be advertised on local and national

IFA’s National Environment & Rural Affairs Chairman Harold Kingston
welcomed the announcement. “It is important that every cost in farming is
reviewed and reduced and this cost saving is necessary and welcomed.”

Mr. Kingston added, “Farmers have a fantastic recycling record. 2011 was a
milestone year in recycling for farmers, with a record 21,000 tonnes of
plastic being recycled. The additional services offered at the IFFPG
bringcentresof collection and recycling of meal bags, chemical drums
and other
materials is also an important service for farmers.”

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