How to make an Environmental Complaint

This section outlines the procedure involved in making a environmental compliant.

To report pollution incidents, illegal dumping and general environmental pollution matters please call 056-7794470, the litter hotline on 1800-200-156 or email 

Serious out-of-hours incidents may be reported to 0818 399399. This number should only be used to contact us in urgent situations where, for example, you observe pollution of drinking water or a fish kill.

Environmental complaints can be made in relation to the following;

Illegal DumpingIllegal Waste Collectors
Water Pollution IncidencesBituminous Coal
Air, Odour, NoiseHorses
Abandoned CarsDogs
WEEE or Plastic Bag LevyCasual Trading


Please note complaints about aircraft noise are specifically exempted from the Noise Regulations and should be directed to the airport authority in question, the Irish Aviation Authority, or to the Department of Transport.

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