Door to Door Campaign in the Cartron Area: New Solid Fuel Regulations

Commencing Friday 14th October

Sligo County Council has engaged ‘Waste To Zero’ environmental consultants to carry out a door to door awareness campaign in relation to new solid fuel regulations which are due to come into effect on 31st October 2022. The campaign will take place commencing Friday 14th October and will continue on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of October. The campaigner will engage with householders in the Cartron area and your assistance would be much appreciated.

You may have some queries relating to this campaign and to this end, some frequently asked questions and answers are listed below to assist.

Why do a campaign?

The Irish Government are due to introduce new solid fuel regulations on 31st October 2022 which will have an impact on what solid fuels can be burned in domestic solid fuel appliances. Sligo County Council want to let residents know what the new regulations will mean for them and also to answer any questions you may have. The campaigner will also undertake a short survey.


How will I know the campaigner?

The campaigner will wear a hi-visibility vest with ‘Waste to Zero’ printed on it and will have identification with him/her.


Will the campaigner be Covid compliant?

Yes. The campaigner has confirmed compliance with Covid -19 protocols and will wear relevant personal protection face coverings etc. Social distance requirements will be maintained at all times. There is no requirement to enter private houses.


What if I am not in when the campaigner calls to my door?

The campaigner will make a second attempt at a later date to speak with you. If you are missed, some information will be placed through your letterbox.


If you need any further information, please make contact with us using the details below:


Environment Section
Sligo County Council

071 911 1457