Search

11 Aug 2022

Tipperary County Council is renting its new “smart” bins from a Cahir based firm 

Tipperary County Council is renting its new “smart” bins from a Cahir based firm 

A Tipperary County Council smart bin

Twelve high tech solar powered rubbish compactor bins will be delivered to the streets of Carrick-on-Suir, Fethard, Mullinahone and Drangan over the next few weeks.  

Eight of the so-called “smart” bins will be erected in Carrick-on-Suir, two are going to Fethard while Mullinahone and Drangan are each getting one bin.  

Marion O’Neill of Tipperary County Council’s environment department said civil works have been carried out at the locations where the bins will be located and the council is now awaiting delivery of the bins. 

She assured Cllrs David Dunne (SF) and Cllr Mark Fitzgerald (FG) at Carrick-on-Suir Municipal District’s monthly meeting  that the bins are sourced from an Irish company based in Cahir. 

Ms O’Neill said the council is initially renting the bins for six months after which it  will  review the pilot project. The smart bins compact  rubbish deposited in them and the council will receive an alert from the bins when they are full.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.