Recovery Operators

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A recovery operator is defined in the regulations as a person engaged in waste recovery, or waste collection for the purposes of recovery including reuse, subject to that person having obtained all necessary licences or permits required under sections 34(1), 39(1) or 39(4) of the Act or, as appropriate, under section 82(2) of the Environmental Protection Agency Acts 1992 and 2003.

Obligations on Recovery Operators

Under the regulations, all recovery operators in Co. Louth are required to retain records relating to the deposit, reuse, recovery and recycling of tyres. Recovery operators are required to provide a Certificate of Recovery to any person depositing tyres at his or her premises. In addition, recovery operators are also required to submit annual reports to the Environmental Protection Agency.