Almost 1000 litter and waste complaints received by DCC in 2018

Almost 1000 litter and waste complaints were received by Donegal County Council last year.

During the period January 1st to November 31st 2018, just over 392 tonnes of waste was collected across the county by 3 Mobile Litter Units.

975 litter and waste complaints were received by the Council while a total of 95 litter fines were issued with 50 paid to date.

135 warning letters were also issued by the local authority issued.

Donegal County Council's Environmental Awareness Officer Suzanne Bogan says that collection rate is above the national average, but they'd like to see it increased.

She says a lot of work is being done to tackle littering and illegal dumping: