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# bins - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Poll: Is on-street recycling a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is on-street recycling a good idea?

Nov 24th 2019, 9:33 AM 23,388 Views 34 Comments

Dublin City Council is considering a re-trial of street recycling bins.

# bins - Friday 2 August, 2019

6 stylish kitchen bins that are anything but rubbish
# Home Highlights
# Home Highlights

6 stylish kitchen bins that are anything but rubbish

Aug 2nd 2019, 5:15 PM 5,104 Views 0 Comments

Find a beautiful design that you’ll want to show off.

# bins - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister
# Reduce And Reuse
# Reduce And Reuse

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister

Oct 4th 2018, 7:15 AM 21,156 Views 71 Comments

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

# bins - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban
# Green Bins
# Green Bins

Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban

Mar 14th 2018, 10:08 AM 26,226 Views 157 Comments

The company said it will be charging 80 cents per lift and 4.5 cents per kilogramme.

# bins - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year
# Going Green
# Going Green

Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year

Jun 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,655 Views 30 Comments

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

# bins - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped
# Waste Charges
# Waste Charges

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped

Jun 27th 2017, 6:22 PM 62,804 Views 63 Comments

The controversial pay-by-weight scheme has been replaced with this new regime.

# bins - Friday 14 April, 2017

16 of the most notiony things you can buy in Brown Thomas
# Brown Thomas
From The Daily Edge
# Brown Thomas

16 of the most notiony things you can buy in Brown Thomas

Apr 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 19,455 Views 9 Comments

Could you bring yourself to pay €140 for a toothpick holder?

# bins - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 32,393 Views 52 Comments

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

# bins - Thursday 23 February, 2017

12,000 homes in Dublin will soon be monitored for what they're putting in their green bins
# Somebody's Watching You
# Somebody's Watching You

12,000 homes in Dublin will soon be monitored for what they're putting in their green bins

Feb 23rd 2017, 10:50 PM 31,240 Views 81 Comments

And if you’re contaminating the recycling – a fine could be coming down the line.

# bins - Friday 27 January, 2017

Poll: Do you recycle?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you recycle?

Jan 27th 2017, 9:18 AM 24,726 Views 59 Comments

Just one piece of contaminated packaging can ruin an entire recycling bin.

# bins - Thursday 26 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 31,110 Views 69 Comments

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

# bins - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister

Dec 6th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,967 Views 41 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said a pricing regime is yet to be agreed with the waste sector.

# bins - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Bins
# Green Black Brown
From The Daily Edge
# Green Black Brown

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Bins

Sep 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,348 Views 0 Comments

Their reign of terror will never end.

# bins - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 16th 2016, 6:12 PM 22,559 Views 42 Comments

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

# bins - Friday 12 August, 2016

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year
# Tourist Spot
# Tourist Spot

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year

Aug 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 33,147 Views 111 Comments

A special needle disposal bin has been placed in the park to help combat the problem.

# bins - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Public bins for getting rid of drugs are being rolled out up North, but could they be introduced here?
# Rapid
# Rapid

Public bins for getting rid of drugs are being rolled out up North, but could they be introduced here?

Jul 28th 2016, 6:04 AM 8,883 Views 26 Comments

Ireland is due a new National Drugs Strategy next year.

# bins - Friday 22 July, 2016

Bin collectors to hand over customer details to help figure out who is fly-tipping
# Waste Charges
# Waste Charges

Bin collectors to hand over customer details to help figure out who is fly-tipping

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:33 AM 33,959 Views 87 Comments

Under new rules, local authorities can request the information from private waste companies.

# bins - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year
# Controversy
# Controversy

Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year

Jun 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 23,600 Views 98 Comments

The Irish Waste Management Association has agreed a number of measures it says “will alleviate consumer concerns” over bin charges.

# bins - Monday 20 June, 2016

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

Jun 20th 2016, 8:27 PM 32,452 Views 175 Comments

The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.

# bins - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

Jun 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 53,679 Views 194 Comments

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

# bins - Thursday 19 May, 2016

The new Pay By Weight bin system (including recycling) explained
# Wheelie Confusing
# Wheelie Confusing

The new Pay By Weight bin system (including recycling) explained

May 19th 2016, 12:40 PM 53,714 Views 87 Comments

Green bins, black bags and microchips: We answer the questions everyone is asking.

# bins - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Pay-by-weight charges for green bins scrapped
# Recycling
# Recycling

Pay-by-weight charges for green bins scrapped

May 18th 2016, 2:03 PM 26,275 Views 84 Comments

However, private companies might still add their own charge.

# bins - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Spotted these odd-looking bins in Dublin and wondered what they're for?
# Syringes
# Syringes

Spotted these odd-looking bins in Dublin and wondered what they're for?

Feb 13th 2016, 7:15 AM 35,325 Views 24 Comments

Specially designed syringe bins have been placed in two locations in the city, in areas known to be drug litter blackspots.

# bins - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Fears bin charges will rise as new 'pay by weight' system rolls out this year
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Fears bin charges will rise as new 'pay by weight' system rolls out this year

Jan 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 46,122 Views 144 Comments

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

# bins - Friday 6 February, 2015

Waste company disappointed it can't pick up rival's old bins
# Bin Wars
# Bin Wars

Waste company disappointed it can't pick up rival's old bins

Feb 6th 2015, 1:41 PM 21,570 Views 23 Comments

An injunction was yesterday granted to prevent Greenstar from collecting Panda Waste’s bins.

# bins - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 14th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,901 Views 43 Comments

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

# bins - Friday 21 November, 2014

We're throwing fewer black bags of rubbish into landfills
# Recycle
# Recycle

We're throwing fewer black bags of rubbish into landfills

Nov 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 5,928 Views 12 Comments

There was a a slight increase in the quantity of household waste collected in 2013.

# bins - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC
# Halt
# Halt

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:59 PM 5,724 Views 12 Comments

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

# bins - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords
# Black Bagged
# Black Bagged

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords

Feb 25th 2014, 10:55 AM 11,578 Views 51 Comments

The council can bring landlords to court if they’re found to not be complying with litter laws.

# bins - Friday 27 December, 2013

Trampolines and wheelie bins are terrorising the country
# Off Yer Bin
From The Daily Edge
# Off Yer Bin

Trampolines and wheelie bins are terrorising the country

Dec 27th 2013, 2:00 PM 7,841 Views 2 Comments

They’re walking in the aaaair.

# bins - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data
# Trash Talk
# Trash Talk

London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data

Aug 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,838 Views 37 Comments

The high-tech bins have been referred to the privacy watchdog in the UK.

# bins - Friday 12 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,521 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.

# bins - Monday 25 February, 2013

VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU

Feb 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 20,275 Views 20 Comments

This woman had a lucky escape.

# bins - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas
# Recycling
# Recycling

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 2,276 Views 12 Comments

Repak said Irish households will go through 5 million boxes of chocolates and 50 million bottles of beer this festive season.

# bins - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Temple Bar rubbish bins will ‘talk’ to your smartphone
# Hotspots
# Hotspots

Temple Bar rubbish bins will ‘talk’ to your smartphone

Sep 16th 2012, 8:15 AM 11,135 Views 35 Comments

Plans to incorporate technology that will alert you to free wi-fi hotspots, as well as events and activities in vicinity of where you’re standing.

# bins - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Receiver appointed to Greenstar Waste management
# Greenstar
# Greenstar

Receiver appointed to Greenstar Waste management

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:52 PM 7,777 Views 16 Comments

Company employs 800 people and provides waste services to 80,000 households.

# bins - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping
# Litterbugs
# Litterbugs

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

Jun 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 9,189 Views 91 Comments

A local Sinn Féin representative believes that most offenders simply can’t afford to pay domestic bin charges.

# bins - Friday 20 April, 2012

How to...clean the whole world
# Cleaning
From The Daily Edge
# Cleaning

How to...clean the whole world

Apr 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,196 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.

# bins - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Reduction in waste from Irish homes
# Waste
# Waste

Reduction in waste from Irish homes

Mar 1st 2012, 12:14 PM 1,774 Views 14 Comments

The EPA’s waste report for 2010 shows that Ireland is on track for meeting EU waste targets – and that the amount of waste generated by households has dropped.

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