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#waste reduction

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister Reduce And Reuse

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg Waste Reduction

Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg

Minister Denis Naughten is currently considering a range of environmental levies on single-use plastic products.

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 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.