Resources for Waste Collectors & Local Authorities

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and Cré have co- funded the development of a national household brown bin education programme.

The national education programme consists of

  • a website (;
  • cartoon on how to use the brown bin;
  • a set of Frequently asked questions
  • electronic designed standardised instruction leaflets on using the brown bin;
  • electronic designed standardised Kitchen Caddy Sticker;
  • electronic designed contamination tag; and
  • electronic designed pop up.

The electronically designed materials are freely available to waste collectors and local authorities to add their own branding and print them.



Instruction leaflet are provided when the brown bin is delivered to the householder. The leaflet explains how to use the brown bin here



Copies of Tools

All tools are free to use by local authorities and waste collectors.

If you would like a copy of all the educational tools available, please email your name and address to Percy Foster ( and copies will be sent to you on.