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.