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#Bin Charges

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider?

A report has found that just 15% of people with a choice of waste provider have ever changed who collects their bins.

From TheJournal.ie 'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market Bin Charges

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market

The average home now pays €230-€280 a year in waste collection charges.

From TheJournal.ie Minister says bin charges will rise by up to €1 per lift if bottle deposit scheme introduced Recycling

Minister says bin charges will rise by up to €1 per lift if bottle deposit scheme introduced

The Environment Committee voted to ensure the set up of a bottle deposit scheme is compulsory.

From TheJournal.ie China took 95% of Ireland's plastic waste - but now it's changed its mind and we're in trouble Crisis Levels

China took 95% of Ireland's plastic waste - but now it's changed its mind and we're in trouble

Ireland is the top producer of plastic waste in the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee Waste Reduction

Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee

Dr Tara Shine said lessons were learned from the plastic bag levy and people should be rewarded for recycling.

From TheJournal.ie Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges Waste Fees

Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges

The government announced a price monitoring group would be set-up to ensure waste collectors do not hike up their prices.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Pay-by-weight bin charges are coming but what exactly does that mean for you? Pay By Weight

Explainer: Pay-by-weight bin charges are coming but what exactly does that mean for you?

Will it spark water charges-style protests?

From TheJournal.ie 'Dignity in the House': TD presents a bag of his plastic household waste in the Dáil Utter Rubbish

'Dignity in the House': TD presents a bag of his plastic household waste in the Dáil

“We are in the House of Parliament on national television,” cried out the Leas Ceann Comhairle.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar to bring in price regulation if operators hike up bin charges Bin The Charges

Varadkar to bring in price regulation if operators hike up bin charges

Fianna Fáil has tabled a motion on bin charges in the Dáil this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits Bin It

Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits

Minister Denis Naughten is looking at introducing large-scale recycling bins outside supermarkets in a bid to tackle waste at source.

From TheJournal.ie 'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme What A Waste

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme

Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling Recycling Ramp Up

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling

The mandatory pay-by-weight scheme is to be scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped Waste Charges

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped

The controversial pay-by-weight scheme has been replaced with this new regime.

From TheJournal.ie Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement The Limit

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement

It comes after the pay-by-weight scheme was delayed last year.

From TheJournal.ie How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution' Recycle

How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution'

The minister said he is open to suggestions as to how apartment dwellers could be encouraged to recycle.

From TheJournal.ie Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister Bin Charges

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister

Minister Denis Naughten said a pricing regime is yet to be agreed with the waste sector.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out Bin Charges

Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out

A year-long industry-wide price freeze was announced last week.

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you Freeze On Charges

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you

Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year Controversy

Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year

The Irish Waste Management Association has agreed a number of measures it says “will alleviate consumer concerns” over bin charges.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months Bin Charges

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week Bin Charges

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week

The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges' Waste Companies

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'

“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel' On The Up

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

From TheJournal.ie New bin charges will see individual bags banned New Bin Charges

New bin charges will see individual bags banned

Councils will have the power to allow people living in areas unsuitable for wheelie bin collection be able to use them.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping Litterbugs

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

A local Sinn Féin representative believes that most offenders simply can’t afford to pay domestic bin charges.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound to collect on Dublin City Council bin bills Data Protection

Greyhound to collect on Dublin City Council bin bills

A dispute over Data Protection issues has been settled and bills will be issued immediately.

From TheJournal.ie 12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year One Year In This post contains images

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year

Septic tanks, dry-cleaning receipts and Michael D’s knees – just some of the strange things we never thought we’d obsess about in a political context… but we do now.

From TheJournal.ie Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor Bin Collection

Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor

Andrew Montague said that there had not been enough time given to the changeover.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor criticises 'disruption and confusion' of Dublin bin changeover Bin Collection

Councillor criticises 'disruption and confusion' of Dublin bin changeover

Sinn Féin Cllr Mícheál Mac Donncha said the council had failed to negotiate the handover properly with private operators Greyhound.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Eurozone ministers prepare for crunch summit, former NI secretary’s computer may have been hacked, two more years of Trap, and Playboy sued for sexual discrimination… by men