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 monitors 26 service providers comprisesing of 19 individual companies with several of those being monitored in more than one area.
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