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#Chewing Gum

# chewing-gum - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum
# Litter Blackspots
# Litter Blackspots

Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum

Nov 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,598 Views 45 Comments

There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.

# chewing-gum - Thursday 23 August, 2018

If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault
# Me Too
From The Daily Edge
# Me Too

If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault

Aug 23rd 2018, 9:00 PM 4,704 Views 0 Comments

She called on the media industry to change in the MacTaggart lecture.

# chewing-gum - Monday 26 September, 2016

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland
# Butt Out
# Butt Out

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland

Sep 26th 2016, 8:02 AM 9,775 Views 47 Comments

Those who litter have been urged to exercise personal responsibility.

# chewing-gum - Friday 17 June, 2016

6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow
# Sponsored Gum Litter Taskforce
# Sponsored Gum Litter Taskforce

6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow

Jun 17th 2016, 4:49 PM 35,465 Views 83 Comments

Don’t sit beside me if there are other free seats on the bus. Just don’t do it.

# chewing-gum - Saturday 14 November, 2015

This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it
# Seattle
# Seattle

This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 13,762 Views 6 Comments

The gum wall is considered something of a landmark in Seattle.

# chewing-gum - Thursday 7 May, 2015

This liquid-filled bubble gum in a Wexford store might put you off your dinner
# Ballsy
# Ballsy

This liquid-filled bubble gum in a Wexford store might put you off your dinner

May 7th 2015, 5:47 PM 18,385 Views 21 Comments

Mmm, delicious camel balls…?

# chewing-gum - Thursday 2 October, 2014

The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover
# Sticky Situation
# Sticky Situation

The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 10,685 Views 12 Comments

As in, a person to remove chewing gum.

# chewing-gum - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?

Mar 18th 2014, 5:20 PM 2,001 Views 0 Comments

Anyone? Bueller?

# chewing-gum - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?

Sep 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 25,298 Views 38 Comments

Or longer? Is that piece that you swallowed when you were six still there?

# chewing-gum - Thursday 18 July, 2013

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country
# Bin It Your Way
# Bin It Your Way

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country

Jul 18th 2013, 5:40 PM 3,863 Views 14 Comments

This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.

# chewing-gum - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150)
# Cleaning
# Cleaning

Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150)

May 2nd 2013, 12:15 PM 8,401 Views 48 Comments

This is year two of a three-year campaign – and last year saw a 28 per cent reduction in gum litter nationally.

# chewing-gum - Friday 1 February, 2013

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market
# Chewing Gum
# Chewing Gum

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market

Feb 1st 2013, 8:52 PM 11,890 Views 29 Comments

Revolymer says its Rev7 gum is removable and degradable, and can be easily cleaned from streets or clothes.

# chewing-gum - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products
# Career Change
# Career Change

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products

Jan 1st 2013, 9:45 AM 28,510 Views 27 Comments

What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…

# chewing-gum - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum
# Sticky Situation
# Sticky Situation

Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum

May 3rd 2012, 12:20 PM 2,078 Views 38 Comments

Irish Business Against Litter says it supports Phil Hogan’s proposal for a gum tax, warning that any tax needs to be steep.

# chewing-gum - Monday 23 January, 2012

Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town
# Sticky Situation
# Sticky Situation

Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:00 AM 2,693 Views 38 Comments

Although shopkeepers have rejected the idea, Fine Gael councillor Gerry Reilly wants the town to examine plans to outlaw chewing gum.

# chewing-gum - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum
# Chewing Gum
# Chewing Gum

Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum

Nov 9th 2011, 8:37 AM 909 Views 9 Comments

Prof Elke Arendt has developed a process for creating biodegradable chewing gum – which does not stick to other surfaces.

# chewing-gum - Monday 29 August, 2011

Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"
# Dirty Dublin
# Dirty Dublin

Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"

Aug 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 3,159 Views 15 Comments

Cigarette butts, fast food wrappings and chewing gum are again the biggest sources of litter around Ireland.