“Under these regulations, those who place their food waste in the residual ‘black’ bin or use a macerator or other shredding device to dispose of food waste, will be deemed to be in non-compliance with the legislation and may be subject to a fine of €4000 or court proceedings”, according to Raymond Mc Kenna, Senior Engineer with Louth County Council.“In any event, the Local Authorities, as the enforcing bodies for this legislation, will be active in making sure that all householders in the designated areas comply with the legislation,” he said.

via Brown bin now compulsory in Dundalk.