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#What a waste

From TheJournal.ie 'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme What A Waste

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme

Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time What A Waste

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled What A Waste

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

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's waste market is about to get smaller as Panda is cleared for Greenstar takeover Services

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging What A Waste

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant Wasting Away

More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant

A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of septic tanks fail inspections What A Waste

Over half of septic tanks fail inspections

The EPA says that most failures are down to poor maintenance.