How to make an Environmental Complaint

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

Pollution incidents, reports about illegal dumping and complaints about general environmental pollution matters ring 056-7794470 or the litter hotline number 1800-200-156.

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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