Sligo councillor calls for local authority to take ownership of waste collection

A Sligo Councillor believes that putting waste collection services back into public ownership would fare better for people’s pockets.


There are fears locally that the price of bins increasing will have a knock on effect on illegal dumping.


Sligo County Council is going to write to the Government calling for the move as it doesn’t have the power to bring it forward.


People Before Profit Cllr Gino O’ Boyle says communities should be paying for their bins through general taxation: