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# Litter

This month
May 2024
Trashing the place: 'The actual state of litter in Ireland'
Niamh O'Reilly
Last year
Public toilet for dogs installed in Dublin
Irish cities improving on litter but still struggling to stay clean
All time
Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops
'Gull-proof' bags trial could lead to plastic bags ban for waste collection in Dublin
Litter levels on the rise in beaches and harbours
Six-hour cleanup at north Dublin beach after sand is left strewn with beer bottles and plastic
The number of litter blackspots around Ireland has been halved, survey finds
Littering in Irish urban centres increased during 2021 - here are the cleanest towns and cities
Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone littering?
Litter survey: Portlaoise cleanest town, Dublin's north inner city 'a litter blackspot'
'Massive issue at the moment': Councils ask public to bin responsibly after recent litter increase
'It's about personal responsibility': Increase in Dublin littering linked to pandemic and good weather
Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?
Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'
Rory McNab
There's been an increase in coffee-cup and PPE litter since the pandemic began
'I would have been lost without it': Older volunteers say Tidy Towns has been a lifeline during lockdown
Several towns and cities lose 'clean' status amid increase in PPE litter around the country
Deer found dead with 7kg of plastic bags, underwear and towels in stomach in Thailand
This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend
Survey finds majority of Irish beaches and rivers are polluted: these are the biggest blackspots
Littering could literally be halved if cigarette butts weren't thrown on the ground
Fermoy declared Ireland's cleanest town
Poll: Would you challenge a randomer you saw littering in public?
Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum
Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year
Poll: Should plastic bottles be banned from Irish beaches?
The government is giving €200k to local councils to hold mattress amnesties
'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell
Ireland plans to ban sale of new cars with tailpipes by 2030
Government to increase on-the-spot litter fines to €250
Illegal dumping being tackled through Eircodes investigation
Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU
Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter
Residents trying to reclaim Dublin park after intimidation, drug dealing and burnt out cars
Tullamore tops rankings of Ireland's cleanest towns
'There's a lack of civic respect' - Call for an end to illegal dumping
This Cork village claims it could raise €19,000 per day if it fines everyone who litters
Poll: Have you ever asked someone to pick up their litter?
Irish beaches left covered in rubbish after thousands soaked up the sun