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# dumping - Thursday 9 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 84,430 Views 64 Comments

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

# dumping - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

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

Jul 31st 2019, 8:30 PM 11,610 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.

# dumping - Monday 1 April, 2019

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping
# Dumping
# Dumping

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping

Apr 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 12,067 Views 49 Comments

This year’s funding represents a 50% increase.

# dumping - Monday 23 July, 2018

The government is giving €200k to local councils to hold mattress amnesties
# Dumping
# Dumping

The government is giving €200k to local councils to hold mattress amnesties

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 34,862 Views 25 Comments

“It’s ludicrous – you have amnesties for knives and guns – not bloody mattress amnesties,” one councillor said.

# dumping - Saturday 14 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 14th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,558 Views 43 Comments

Volunteers who have been clearing the litter have found whole campsites left behind by people who stayed overnight.

# dumping - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year
# Cleaning Up
# Cleaning Up

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Jun 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,707 Views 46 Comments

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

# dumping - Sunday 28 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,828 Views 40 Comments

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

# dumping - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 21st 2017, 10:14 AM 22,384 Views 56 Comments

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

# dumping - Friday 18 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 18th 2017, 12:13 PM 24,682 Views 66 Comments

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

# dumping - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping
# Eyes In The Sky
# Eyes In The Sky

Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping

Jun 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,484 Views 23 Comments

It will happen on a pilot basis.

# dumping - Monday 19 June, 2017

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn
# Dublin
# Dublin

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn

Jun 19th 2017, 3:27 PM 18,368 Views 33 Comments

“Some people just put rubbish on the street because they know the council will come and take it away.”

# dumping - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Recycling: 'This can't go on. I want refundable deposits on bottles and cans. It can be done'
# Column
# Column

Recycling: 'This can't go on. I want refundable deposits on bottles and cans. It can be done'

Apr 19th 2017, 8:30 PM 1,046 Views 66 Comments

The schemes that work in other countries can work here too, writes Victoria White.

# dumping - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste
# Ballynagran
# Ballynagran

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 16,172 Views 21 Comments

“There was a failure to put in place any plans to deal with this – now Wicklow will become a dumping ground because of this failure.”

# dumping - Monday 6 July, 2015

Ghosting is the coldest way to dump someone - but what is it?
# Casper
From The Daily Edge
# Casper

Ghosting is the coldest way to dump someone - but what is it?

Jul 6th 2015, 3:52 PM 21,344 Views 7 Comments

You’re as cold as ice, you’re willing to sacrifice our love…

# dumping - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours
# Rubbish Behaviour
From The Daily Edge
# Rubbish Behaviour

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours

Jan 28th 2015, 5:59 PM 38,962 Views 56 Comments

They’ve had enough.

# dumping - 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 13,842 Views 43 Comments

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

# dumping - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture
# Clearing Out
# Clearing Out

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture

Nov 27th 2014, 4:22 PM 115,089 Views 3 Comments

De-cluttering your house can be more difficult than it seems.

# dumping - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'
# Rat Trap
# Rat Trap

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 29,452 Views 66 Comments

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

# dumping - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden
# Talking Rubbish
# Talking Rubbish

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden

May 13th 2014, 10:31 AM 15,952 Views 40 Comments

Needles, dead birds, and shopping trolleys: just some of the stuff that you’ll need to clean as a litter warden in Dublin.

# dumping - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

We're dumping less waste in landfills - but also recycling less
# On Target
# On Target

We're dumping less waste in landfills - but also recycling less

Mar 19th 2014, 10:11 AM 7,087 Views 29 Comments

The EPA warns that we’re still at risk of not meeting the 2016 target for diverting waste from landfills.

# dumping - Friday 28 February, 2014

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday
# Binned
# Binned

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday

Feb 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,452 Views 26 Comments

The changes mean that rubbish will be collected by all companies on specific days in certain areas.

# dumping - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping

Dec 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,502 Views 24 Comments

The council’s litter action group is to begin a fresh crackdown in 2014, calling to the homes of people suspected of illegal dumping.

# dumping - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping
# Dumping
# Dumping

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping

Nov 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 7,657 Views 52 Comments

Glasnevin-based councillor Paul McAuliffe said the council does not have the resources to police many of the bye-laws it creates.

# dumping - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro
# Waste
# Waste

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:52 PM 6,561 Views 14 Comments

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

# dumping - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 14,854 Views 58 Comments

A local resident of the Summer St North area has created a video showing the mounds of illegally-dumped rubbish bags and discarded items in the north inner city area.

# dumping - Sunday 23 June, 2013

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin
# Fix Your City
# Fix Your City

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:15 AM 26,350 Views 98 Comments

The Dublin City Council’s Beta Project is inviting people to have their say on how illegal dumping can tackled.

# dumping - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

May 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,300 Views 33 Comments

The council’s litter action group presented the report to the Town Council this afternoon, and said that landlords were also very keen to co-operate with them on the issue.

# dumping - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'

May 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,303 Views 44 Comments

An Athy councillor says that introducing a refund deposit scheme would see fewer people dumping cans and bottles.

# dumping - Monday 22 April, 2013

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 5,407 Views 29 Comments

In addition, a newly-formed task group issued 103 fines after surveying sites and investigating dumped bags.

# dumping - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem
# Dirty Dublin
# Dirty Dublin

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem

Apr 14th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,204 Views 50 Comments

The Dublin Litter Blog showcases the overstuffed bags, rubbish and random items illegally dumped on the capital’s streets.

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Apr 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,320 Views 40 Comments

Dublin City Council wants the law to be amended so this can happen. It has already formed an investigative group that was behind the recommendation to temporarily halt rubbish collection in part of Dublin’s north inner city.

# dumping - Friday 12 April, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added spinning
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

The Evening Fix...now with added spinning

Apr 12th 2013, 7:50 PM 5,666 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

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 13,515 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.

# dumping - Friday 22 March, 2013

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,575 Views 124 Comments

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

# dumping - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping
# Dublin Bay
# Dublin Bay

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping

Jan 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,482 Views 18 Comments

Dublin City Council has applied for permission to dump material excavated from the Long Sea Outfall Tunnel into part of Dublin Bay.

# dumping - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Jul 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,845 Views 8 Comments

Three hefty fines were imposed by Ennis District Court last week as a result of fly-tipping and other illegal activities.

# dumping - 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.

# dumping - Monday 23 January, 2012

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'
# Bins
# Bins

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'

Jan 23rd 2012, 10:35 AM 3,793 Views 16 Comments

Dublin City councillors are angry with the city managers over how the bin collection service was privatised, saying residents are confused over what’s happening.