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Bullet Point Waste Generation Survey:

The Waste Generation Survey is a biennial survey conducted by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The survey is conducted under the Statistics (Waste Generation and Treatment Survey) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 74 of 2019), which was made under the Statistics Act, 1993.

The purpose of the survey is to collect information on the amount and type of waste generated by Irish businesses in 2018. The data collected will be used to compile statistics on the amount of waste generated by NACE sector and type of waste in order to meet reporting obligations under EU Regulation (EC) No. 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2002.

The information you provide will be treated as strictly confidential in accordance with Section 33 of the Statistics Act, 1993, and with EU law. It will be used only for statistical purposes.

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