John Hayes retirement from IFFPG Board

Liam Moloney, Scheme Manager makes a presentation to John Hayes who stepped down from the board at the end of last year after representing the distributor sector for three years. IFFPG is very grateful for the considerable contribution that John made to the scheme during his time on the board and wishes him all the very best for the future.


IFFPG Celebration Event

Michael & tom and phill hogan

Michael Slattery, IFFPG’s outgoing chair (centre) was made a presentation by Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Phil Hogan and IFFPG new Chair, Tom Dunne (left) at the recently held IFFPG celebration event.

Legislation Amended to include Netting and Twine Producers

The Government recently amended the Farm Plastics Regulations to include netting and twine producers, with effect from October 1st 2017. This means that going forward netting and twine producers must either participate in an approved recycling scheme (i.e. IFFPG) or operate a deposit and refund scheme.

In the case of current IFFPG members who are supplying netting and twine, they must complete Monthly Return Form 2017 – Net and twine and annual returns for product placed on the market from [...]

National Ploughing Championships 2016

Following on from a super few days at the National Ploughing Championships we would like to thank you all for your continued support. This year we gave away a daily prize of €1000 towards silage making costs.

We also gave €10,000 euros to the Irish Cancer Society in support of the Pink wrap campaign!!

The winners of the Daily prize draw for the €1000 are as follows;

Day 1: Mike Staunton, Dalgan, Shrule, Co. [...]

Recycle Pink Campaign

Further to the success of the pink wrap initiative this year in which some IFFPG members made a contribution to breast cancer awareness charities for every roll of pink wrap sold, IFFPG will make a contribution next year to the Irish Cancer Society for every tonne of pink wrap recycled (photo of pink wrap). So we are asking you to make sure that you recycle your pink wrap next year and in doing so not only help the environment but [...]