This is an infographic from the EPA Ireland dealing with “Waste in Ireland”
The EPA Act 1992 introduced Integrated Pollution Prevention Control (IPPC) for specific “activities” . It outlines that it is the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) responsibility for the issuing and implementing of such a licence. The licence controls all emissions, covering air, water, waste and noise and also an activity must ensure that they use the Best Available Technology (BAT).
Here is a link to an example Licence available on the EPA website:
Here is the table of contents with all the conditions of the licence:
Here’ is an example of the noise requirements under the above licence: