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There's been an increase in coffee-cup and PPE litter since the pandemic began
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There's been an increase in coffee-cup and PPE litter since the pandemic began

Jan 25th 2021, 9:54 AM 13,487 Views 62 Comments

While the survey indicated that the majority of towns deteriorated during the pandemic, Kilkenny maintained its “pristine condition”.

EPA warns 'single-use and throwaway culture' leading to significant waste levels and decline in recycling
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EPA warns 'single-use and throwaway culture' leading to significant waste levels and decline in recycling

Sep 16th 2020, 12:47 PM 17,473 Views 43 Comments

Recycling of packaging waste has declined from 70% in 2013 to 64% in 2018.

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

Apr 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 84,540 Views 64 Comments

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

Debunked: 'No substance whatsoever' to WhatsApp voicenote claiming Ireland is going into 'Status Red' lockdown
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Debunked: 'No substance whatsoever' to WhatsApp voicenote claiming Ireland is going into 'Status Red' lockdown

Mar 13th 2020, 1:13 PM 313,111 Views 82 Comments

The Defence Forces has dismissed the widely-shared message as “irresponsible”.

Zouma: Mourinho told me I was rubbish at Chelsea
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Zouma: Mourinho told me I was rubbish at Chelsea

Feb 14th 2020, 3:14 PM 7,895 Views 5 Comments

The French defender worked with the Portuguese boss during the latter’s second spell in charge at Stamford Bridge.

Deer found dead with 7kg of plastic bags, underwear and towels in stomach in Thailand
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Deer found dead with 7kg of plastic bags, underwear and towels in stomach in Thailand

Nov 27th 2019, 10:30 PM 23,901 Views 46 Comments

Plastic bags containing coffee grounds, instant noodle packs and other items were found in the deer’s stomach.

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

Jul 31st 2019, 8:30 PM 11,653 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.

Irish researchers find plastic in 2km-deep underwater canyon, 320 km from land
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Irish researchers find plastic in 2km-deep underwater canyon, 320 km from land

Jul 29th 2019, 2:00 PM 53,310 Views 45 Comments

‘It really is shocking to find plastic waste so far off-shore and so deep in the ocean.’

Concern over proposal for 'massive' increase in waste intake at Meath landfill
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Concern over proposal for 'massive' increase in waste intake at Meath landfill

Feb 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,149 Views 7 Comments

The planning application proposes an increase in the waste intake from 88,000 tonnes a year to 440,000 a year.

How much waste was dumped in the Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas? It's the week in numbers
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How much waste was dumped in the Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas? It's the week in numbers

Jan 26th 2019, 7:04 PM 26,569 Views 25 Comments

Plus: The litres of alcohol seized by Revenue officers at Dublin Port.

13 tonnes of waste dumped over Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas
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13 tonnes of waste dumped over Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas

Jan 24th 2019, 6:20 AM 29,554 Views 68 Comments

Last year the Pure project removed 160 tonnes of illegal waste from these areas.

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste
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Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste

Aug 18th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,340 Views 27 Comments

Litter is a big problem at many festivals.

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'
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Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'

Jul 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,718 Views 48 Comments

The area is thought to be the most littered part of Dublin.

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

Jul 14th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,576 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
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6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Jun 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,712 Views 46 Comments

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

Illegal dumping being tackled through Eircodes investigation
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Illegal dumping being tackled through Eircodes investigation

Jun 9th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,295 Views 61 Comments

Sligo County Council launched the new pilot project in March.

Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter
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Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter

Apr 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,985 Views 49 Comments

A senator said that she was “disgusted” at images of Dublin’s canal after Friday and Saturday night.

Decision on €160 million Cork incinerator deferred for a tenth time
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Decision on €160 million Cork incinerator deferred for a tenth time

Feb 27th 2018, 12:22 PM 8,777 Views 20 Comments

An Bord Pleanala says a decision will be made within three months.

'Why are you throwing away so many chips?': How east Cork is tackling its food waste
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'Why are you throwing away so many chips?': How east Cork is tackling its food waste

Feb 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,304 Views 15 Comments

A new initiative is helping businesses move towards a zero food waste strategy.

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

Jan 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,845 Views 40 Comments

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

'I've had enough': Hundreds of complaints about foul odours across the country
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'I've had enough': Hundreds of complaints about foul odours across the country

Dec 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 21,543 Views 12 Comments

Many of the complaints related to the burning of rubbish by their neighbours.

Irish rugby player Ian Madigan delivered a serious burn when someone gave out about women referees
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Irish rugby player Ian Madigan delivered a serious burn when someone gave out about women referees

Dec 24th 2017, 8:51 AM 12,908 Views 0 Comments

“Did you watch the game live or on TV?”

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

Dec 21st 2017, 10:14 AM 22,462 Views 56 Comments

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

People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic
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People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:45 PM 29,998 Views 22 Comments

The 55,000 people who attended the festival will generate at least 400 tonnes of waste.

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

Aug 18th 2017, 12:13 PM 24,688 Views 66 Comments

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

This Cork village claims it could raise €19,000 per day if it fines everyone who litters
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This Cork village claims it could raise €19,000 per day if it fines everyone who litters

Jul 7th 2017, 6:25 AM 22,729 Views 19 Comments

Glounthaune village sees 130 littering offences every day.

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

Jul 5th 2017, 2:00 PM 27,213 Views 76 Comments

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

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 8,657 Views 30 Comments

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

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar
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Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Jun 22nd 2017, 8:35 PM 22,132 Views 28 Comments

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

Irish beaches left covered in rubbish after thousands soaked up the sun
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Irish beaches left covered in rubbish after thousands soaked up the sun

Jun 19th 2017, 4:25 PM 58,539 Views 96 Comments

Broken bottles, dirty nappies, discarded shoes, towels and backpacks were left behind on a Cork beach.

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't
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Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't

Jun 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 49,375 Views 40 Comments

They usually end up in landfills, and are very difficult to recycle or incinerate.

Farmers use maggots to tackle China's mountain of food waste
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Farmers use maggots to tackle China's mountain of food waste

Jun 3rd 2017, 4:00 PM 19,186 Views 14 Comments

There is a lot of money to be made from maggot animal feed and manure.

The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste
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The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste

Apr 24th 2017, 1:37 PM 51,737 Views 109 Comments

The facility will fire up this weekend.

Kildare is Ireland's cleanest town
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Kildare is Ireland's cleanest town

Jan 3rd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,932 Views 19 Comments

A number of towns, including Bray, Castlebar and the cities of Dublin, Limerick and Galway are considered littered.

How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland
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How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland

Jan 1st 2017, 9:00 PM 61,810 Views 26 Comments

Well over half of its area is completely unpolluted by litter, well ahead of its nearest competitors.

Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins
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Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins

Dec 20th 2016, 5:08 PM 13,062 Views 57 Comments

The bins compact the litter so they can hold more.

Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city
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Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city

Oct 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 10,247 Views 13 Comments

They say the issue is down to shopkeepers.

Dublin city facing 40% rise in illegal dumping this year
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Dublin city facing 40% rise in illegal dumping this year

Aug 12th 2016, 4:07 PM 11,097 Views 60 Comments

There have already been more than 600 reported cases of fly-tipping in 2016.

Montana woman killed baby girl and hid her body in a bin
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Montana woman killed baby girl and hid her body in a bin

Apr 23rd 2016, 1:05 PM 16,700 Views 12 Comments

The woman admitted punching the baby on three occasions.

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 46,130 Views 144 Comments

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

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