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From TheJournal.ie €3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping Dumping

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping

This year’s funding represents a 50% increase.

From TheJournal.ie The government is giving €200k to local councils to hold mattress amnesties Dumping

The government is giving €200k to local councils to hold mattress amnesties

“It’s ludicrous – you have amnesties for knives and guns – not bloody mattress amnesties,” one councillor said.

From TheJournal.ie 'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell Litter

'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell

Volunteers who have been clearing the litter have found whole campsites left behind by people who stayed overnight.

From TheJournal.ie 6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year Cleaning Up

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Already this year, eight fines have been given out to people identified after council staff searched rubbish bags.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutions for illegal dumping expected after covert CCTV operations in Wicklow and Dublin Gotcha

Prosecutions for illegal dumping expected after covert CCTV operations in Wicklow and Dublin

These operations were run by the Pure project, which has been running for the last ten years.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to fight for them to do anything': North Dublin residents slam council over illegal dumping Rubbish

'You have to fight for them to do anything': North Dublin residents slam council over illegal dumping

Residents have been told the laneway is not the responsibility of the council.

From TheJournal.ie Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers Baldoyle

Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers

The council said the aim of checkpoints in Baldoyle was to identify unauthorised and bogus refuse collectors and their clients.

From TheJournal.ie Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping Eyes In The Sky

Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping

It will happen on a pilot basis.

From TheJournal.ie Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn Dublin

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn

“Some people just put rubbish on the street because they know the council will come and take it away.”

From TheJournal.ie Recycling: 'This can't go on. I want refundable deposits on bottles and cans. It can be done' Column

Recycling: 'This can't go on. I want refundable deposits on bottles and cans. It can be done'

The schemes that work in other countries can work here too, writes Victoria White.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste Ballynagran

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste

“There was a failure to put in place any plans to deal with this – now Wicklow will become a dumping ground because of this failure.”

Ghosting is the coldest way to dump someone - but what is it? Casper This post contains a poll

Ghosting is the coldest way to dump someone - but what is it?

You’re as cold as ice, you’re willing to sacrifice our love…

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins Rubbish

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture Clearing Out

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture

De-cluttering your house can be more difficult than it seems.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem' Rat Trap

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

From TheJournal.ie Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden Talking Rubbish

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden

Needles, dead birds, and shopping trolleys: just some of the stuff that you’ll need to clean as a litter warden in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie We're dumping less waste in landfills - but also recycling less On Target

We're dumping less waste in landfills - but also recycling less

The EPA warns that we’re still at risk of not meeting the 2016 target for diverting waste from landfills.

From TheJournal.ie Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday Binned

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday

The changes mean that rubbish will be collected by all companies on specific days in certain areas.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping Rubbish

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping

The council’s litter action group is to begin a fresh crackdown in 2014, calling to the homes of people suspected of illegal dumping.

From TheJournal.ie Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping Dumping

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping

Glasnevin-based councillor Paul McAuliffe said the council does not have the resources to police many of the bye-laws it creates.

From TheJournal.ie Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro Waste

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin Rubbish This post contains videos

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

A local resident of the Summer St North area has created a video showing the mounds of illegally-dumped rubbish bags and discarded items in the north inner city area.

From TheJournal.ie How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin Fix Your City

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin

The Dublin City Council’s Beta Project is inviting people to have their say on how illegal dumping can tackled.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping Rubbish

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

The council’s litter action group presented the report to the Town Council this afternoon, and said that landlords were also very keen to co-operate with them on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping' Rubbish

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'

An Athy councillor says that introducing a refund deposit scheme would see fewer people dumping cans and bottles.

From TheJournal.ie 271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December Illegal Dumping

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December

In addition, a newly-formed task group issued 103 fines after surveying sites and investigating dumped bags.

From TheJournal.ie Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem Dirty Dublin This post contains images

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem

The Dublin Litter Blog showcases the overstuffed bags, rubbish and random items illegally dumped on the capital’s streets.

From TheJournal.ie Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers Dublin

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Dublin City Council wants the law to be amended so this can happen. It has already formed an investigative group that was behind the recommendation to temporarily halt rubbish collection in part of Dublin’s north inner city.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added spinning Evening Fix

The Evening Fix...now with added spinning

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane' Illegal Dumping

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas Rubbish

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping Dublin Bay

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping

Dublin City Council has applied for permission to dump material excavated from the Long Sea Outfall Tunnel into part of Dublin Bay.

From TheJournal.ie Clare cracking down on illegal dumping Rubbish

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Three hefty fines were imposed by Ennis District Court last week as a result of fly-tipping and other illegal activities.

How to...clean the whole world Cleaning This post contains videos

How to...clean the whole world

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

From TheJournal.ie Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster' Bins

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'

Dublin City councillors are angry with the city managers over how the bin collection service was privatised, saying residents are confused over what’s happening.