Advertisement
Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 5 December, 2021

#dumping

'Really disappointing', 'it's not right': Dumping in Dublin has increased during the Covid-19 shutdown
# Dublin City Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin City Council

'Really disappointing', 'it's not right': Dumping in Dublin has increased during the Covid-19 shutdown

Apr 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 84,610 Views 64 Comments

Local authorities in the cities of Dublin, Galway, and Waterford have reported increases in illegal dumping in the past three weeks.

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'
# Ireland 2029
From TheJournal.ie
# Ireland 2029

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'

Jul 31st 2019, 8:30 PM 11,693 Views 26 Comments

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we’ve looked at the country going plastic free before the end of the next decade.

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

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping

Apr 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 12,080 Views 49 Comments

This year’s funding represents a 50% increase.

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

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 34,990 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 14th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,583 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,720 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,867 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 21st 2017, 10:14 AM 22,503 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 18th 2017, 12:13 PM 24,699 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,492 Views 23 Comments

It will happen on a pilot basis.

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

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

Jun 19th 2017, 3:27 PM 18,449 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 8:30 PM 1,075 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 16,283 Views 21 Comments

“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
# Casper

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

Jul 6th 2015, 3:52 PM 21,417 Views 7 Comments

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

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours
# Rubbish Behaviour
# Rubbish Behaviour

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours

Jan 28th 2015, 5:59 PM 38,982 Views 56 Comments

They’ve had enough.

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

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

Jan 14th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,916 Views 43 Comments

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

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

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture

Nov 27th 2014, 4:22 PM 124,047 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 29,474 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

May 13th 2014, 10:31 AM 15,981 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 19th 2014, 10:11 AM 7,095 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,469 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,506 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping

Nov 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 7,668 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:52 PM 6,575 Views 14 Comments

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

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin
# Rubbish
From TheJournal.ie
# Rubbish

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

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 14,865 Views 58 Comments

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.

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

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:15 AM 26,393 Views 98 Comments

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

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

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

May 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,308 Views 33 Comments

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.

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

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'

May 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,321 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 5,418 Views 29 Comments

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

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem
# Dirty Dublin
From TheJournal.ie
# Dirty Dublin

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem

Apr 14th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,216 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Apr 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,332 Views 40 Comments

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.

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

The Evening Fix...now with added spinning

Apr 12th 2013, 7:50 PM 5,667 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

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

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

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,537 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.

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

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,604 Views 124 Comments

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

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

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping

Jan 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,483 Views 18 Comments

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

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
From TheJournal.ie
# Rubbish

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Jul 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,848 Views 8 Comments

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
# Cleaning

How to...clean the whole world

Apr 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,199 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.

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

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'

Jan 23rd 2012, 10:35 AM 3,806 Views 16 Comments

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.