Latest News & Updates

Latest News & Updates

Levy Increase for 2024

Levy Increase for 2024

In 2023 IFFPG set new records with 40000 tonnes Farm plastics Recycled. This is the equivalent of plastic from 20 million bales of silage. However this has come at a time of escalating recycling costs due to global events such as the war in Ukraine. To ensure the...

Recycled Plastic Fence Posts – NPA Winner

Recycled Plastic Fence Posts – NPA Winner

Following on from the huge interest in the recycled Plastic Fence posts at the recent National Ploughing Championships we dropped the winner their Free pallet of Stakes in County Cork. Pictured is the young man who won Conor Walsh and his Dad Michael. Presenting the...

88% Recycling Rate !!

88% Recycling Rate !!

Ossian Smyth, Minister for State at the Department of Environment (second from left) celebrates IFFPG’s remarkable recycling level achieved in 2022, along with Geraldine O’Sullivan IFA, Liam Moloney Scheme Manager (centre) and Tom Dunne Scheme Chairperson.

Record 90% Farm Plastics Recycling Rate Achieved

Record 90% Farm Plastics Recycling Rate Achieved

Irish farmers achieved a record 90% recycling rate for farm plastics in 2021 and in doing so recycled the equivalent of plastic from 18 million silage bales. The vast majority of the plastic was collected at over 200 bring-centres, which the Irish Farm Films Producer’...

Levy increase October 2022

Levy increase October 2022

Record recycling levels at a time of exceptionally high recycling costs has obliged IFFPG to substantially increase the levy for product destined for sale during 2023. Over the last 5 years, IFFPG has increased recycling levels by 40% to an average of 37,000 tonnes...