Council received over 900 waste and litter complaints in 2020

Donegal County Council issued 128 fines for littering and illegal dumping last year, and processed over 900 complaints.

940 litter and waste complaints were received by Donegal County Council in 2020, 200 of which were still open at the end of the year.

There were 2,171 routine waste inspections carried out, with 1,949 non routine inspections.

There were 3,893 litter patrols and investigations last year.

2020 saw 128 litter fines issued by Donegal Council, 12% up on the 114 fines issued in 2019.

Up to May 27th this year, 37 fines had been issued.

Thje council says last year, it received €112,000 under the Anti-Dunping initiative for equipment and local initiatives, with more money to come this year.