Price Monitoring Group

​The Price Monitoring Group (PMG) was established by the Minister for Communications, Climate Change & Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten, T.D., to monitor the on-going cost of residential waste collection to homeowners across Ireland as the ‘flat-rate structure’ is being phased out. 

The group comprises of representatives from:

  • The DCCAE Waste Policy & Resource Efficiency Division
  • A DCCAE Economist 
  • A statistician from the Central Statistics Office
  • Shelfwatch - Independent price monitoring group
  • Frank Conway - Independent consumer expert

Each month, market analysis of the cost of household waste collection is carried out by the group. Below are their recent reports.