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Poll: Is on-street recycling a good idea?
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Poll: Is on-street recycling a good idea?

Nov 24th 2019, 9:33 AM 23,375 Views 34 Comments

Dublin City Council is considering a re-trial of street recycling bins.

6 stylish kitchen bins that are anything but rubbish
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6 stylish kitchen bins that are anything but rubbish

Aug 2nd 2019, 5:15 PM 4,809 Views 0 Comments

Find a beautiful design that you’ll want to show off.

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister
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Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister

Oct 4th 2018, 7:15 AM 20,998 Views 71 Comments

A memo is to be brought to Cabinet outlining a zero-tolerance approach to single-use plastics in government and State-funded buildings.

Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban
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Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban

Mar 14th 2018, 10:08 AM 26,214 Views 167 Comments

The company said it will be charging 80 cents per lift and 4.5 cents per kilogramme.

Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year
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Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year

Jun 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,655 Views 30 Comments

There was a significant increase in the level of plastic recycled.

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped
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Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped

Jun 27th 2017, 6:22 PM 62,794 Views 63 Comments

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

16 of the most notiony things you can buy in Brown Thomas
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# Brown Thomas

16 of the most notiony things you can buy in Brown Thomas

Apr 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 19,445 Views 9 Comments

Could you bring yourself to pay €140 for a toothpick holder?

Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time
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Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time

Mar 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 32,124 Views 52 Comments

Greyhound said the reaction to the new measures has been positive.

12,000 homes in Dublin will soon be monitored for what they're putting in their green bins
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12,000 homes in Dublin will soon be monitored for what they're putting in their green bins

Feb 23rd 2017, 10:50 PM 31,226 Views 81 Comments

And if you’re contaminating the recycling – a fine could be coming down the line.

Poll: Do you recycle?
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Poll: Do you recycle?

Jan 27th 2017, 9:18 AM 24,693 Views 59 Comments

Just one piece of contaminated packaging can ruin an entire recycling bin.

'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled
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'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled

Jan 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 31,070 Views 69 Comments

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

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

Dec 6th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,963 Views 41 Comments

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

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Bins
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# Green Black Brown

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Bins

Sep 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,339 Views 0 Comments

Their reign of terror will never end.

Ireland's waste market is about to get smaller as Panda is cleared for Greenstar takeover
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Ireland's waste market is about to get smaller as Panda is cleared for Greenstar takeover

Aug 16th 2016, 6:12 PM 22,493 Views 42 Comments

However parts of Greenstar’s business are expected to be sold to Greyhound.

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year
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6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year

Aug 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 33,117 Views 111 Comments

A special needle disposal bin has been placed in the park to help combat the problem.

Public bins for getting rid of drugs are being rolled out up North, but could they be introduced here?
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Public bins for getting rid of drugs are being rolled out up North, but could they be introduced here?

Jul 28th 2016, 6:04 AM 8,880 Views 26 Comments

Ireland is due a new National Drugs Strategy next year.

Bin collectors to hand over customer details to help figure out who is fly-tipping
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Bin collectors to hand over customer details to help figure out who is fly-tipping

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:33 AM 33,918 Views 84 Comments

Under new rules, local authorities can request the information from private waste companies.

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

Jun 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 23,570 Views 98 Comments

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

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months
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Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

Jun 20th 2016, 8:27 PM 32,450 Views 175 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 53,615 Views 194 Comments

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

The new Pay By Weight bin system (including recycling) explained
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The new Pay By Weight bin system (including recycling) explained

May 19th 2016, 12:40 PM 53,457 Views 87 Comments

Green bins, black bags and microchips: We answer the questions everyone is asking.

Pay-by-weight charges for green bins scrapped
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Pay-by-weight charges for green bins scrapped

May 18th 2016, 2:03 PM 26,268 Views 84 Comments

However, private companies might still add their own charge.

Spotted these odd-looking bins in Dublin and wondered what they're for?
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Spotted these odd-looking bins in Dublin and wondered what they're for?

Feb 13th 2016, 7:15 AM 35,290 Views 24 Comments

Specially designed syringe bins have been placed in two locations in the city, in areas known to be drug litter blackspots.

Fears bin charges will rise as new 'pay by weight' system rolls out this year
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Fears bin charges will rise as new 'pay by weight' system rolls out this year

Jan 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 46,104 Views 144 Comments

“People whose waste weighs less, will pay less and people’s whose waste weighs more, will pay more.”

Waste company disappointed it can't pick up rival's old bins
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Waste company disappointed it can't pick up rival's old bins

Feb 6th 2015, 1:41 PM 21,538 Views 23 Comments

An injunction was yesterday granted to prevent Greenstar from collecting Panda Waste’s bins.

Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins
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Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins

Jan 14th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,842 Views 43 Comments

A local councillor says removing bins is not the way to discourage illegal dumping.

We're throwing fewer black bags of rubbish into landfills
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We're throwing fewer black bags of rubbish into landfills

Nov 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 5,925 Views 12 Comments

There was a a slight increase in the quantity of household waste collected in 2013.

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC
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Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:59 PM 5,720 Views 12 Comments

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords
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500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords

Feb 25th 2014, 10:55 AM 11,566 Views 51 Comments

The council can bring landlords to court if they’re found to not be complying with litter laws.

Trampolines and wheelie bins are terrorising the country
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# Off Yer Bin

Trampolines and wheelie bins are terrorising the country

Dec 27th 2013, 2:00 PM 7,840 Views 2 Comments

They’re walking in the aaaair.

London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data
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London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data

Aug 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,834 Views 37 Comments

The high-tech bins have been referred to the privacy watchdog in the UK.

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'
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Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,512 Views 62 Comments

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU
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# Whoa

VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU

Feb 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 20,274 Views 20 Comments

This woman had a lucky escape.

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas
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Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 2,274 Views 12 Comments

Repak said Irish households will go through 5 million boxes of chocolates and 50 million bottles of beer this festive season.

Temple Bar rubbish bins will ‘talk’ to your smartphone
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Temple Bar rubbish bins will ‘talk’ to your smartphone

Sep 16th 2012, 8:15 AM 11,135 Views 35 Comments

Plans to incorporate technology that will alert you to free wi-fi hotspots, as well as events and activities in vicinity of where you’re standing.

Receiver appointed to Greenstar Waste management
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Receiver appointed to Greenstar Waste management

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:52 PM 7,771 Views 16 Comments

Company employs 800 people and provides waste services to 80,000 households.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 19th 2012, 8:40 AM 5,356 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping
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Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

Jun 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 9,091 Views 91 Comments

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

How to...clean the whole world
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# Cleaning

How to...clean the whole world

Apr 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,195 Views 6 Comments

The World Cleanup 2012 has kicked off across three continents with thousands of volunteers expected to turn out to clean up their countries.

Reduction in waste from Irish homes
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Reduction in waste from Irish homes

Mar 1st 2012, 12:14 PM 1,765 Views 14 Comments

The EPA’s waste report for 2010 shows that Ireland is on track for meeting EU waste targets – and that the amount of waste generated by households has dropped.

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