€2 recycling charge unfair - O'Connell
Two councillors highlighted how unfair people feel the new €2 recycling charge is.
Cllr Oisin O'Connell said: 'People feel a bit hard done by.'
He said there is a concern that after years of fly tipping in the county, the new charge will cause people to turn away from recycling.
He asked if the charge arises from a cut to central government funding to an increase in costs.
Director of Services John Carley said it is a combination of both. Mr Carley said the local authority was provided with grants to fund the centres, but these are no longer available, while costs have risen.