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# recycle - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study

Jul 1st 2020, 9:31 AM 10,122 Views 38 Comments

The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.

# recycle - 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 21,058 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.

# recycle - Friday 15 June, 2018

McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in Irish restaurants
# Recycle
# Recycle

McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in Irish restaurants

Jun 15th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,014 Views 41 Comments

McDonald’s will begin the process of transferring to paper straws from September.

# recycle - Friday 27 April, 2018

Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins
# Charging
# Charging

Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins

Apr 27th 2018, 1:07 PM 25,062 Views 89 Comments

The charges have been blamed on China’s decision to stop accepting and processing recycling materials.

# recycle - Monday 22 January, 2018

Opinion: Drink coffee on the go? It's time to start paying 25 cent for your disposable cups
# Use Your Own
# Use Your Own

Opinion: Drink coffee on the go? It's time to start paying 25 cent for your disposable cups

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 25,785 Views 69 Comments

Introducing this temporary levy could raise €300 million for recycling initiatives, writes Ian Fahey.

# recycle - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups?

Jan 17th 2018, 9:50 AM 15,049 Views 63 Comments

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030.

# recycle - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

What can be recycled? Government publishes first national list to help you out
# Recycle This
# Recycle This

What can be recycled? Government publishes first national list to help you out

Nov 29th 2017, 7:02 PM 51,898 Views 50 Comments

The list includes plastic bottles and egg cartons – and excludes coffee cups and tissues.

# recycle - Friday 24 November, 2017

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report
# Repak
# Repak

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report

Nov 24th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,822 Views 31 Comments

Repak wants online retailers to contribute to recycling efforts being made here in Ireland.

# recycle - Friday 10 November, 2017

Irish Water proposes recycling waste water for drinking supply to prevent shortages
# Reuse
# Reuse

Irish Water proposes recycling waste water for drinking supply to prevent shortages

Nov 10th 2017, 2:50 PM 10,543 Views 76 Comments

The proposal is included within the National Water Resources Plan.

# recycle - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Can a giant multinational like Ikea make low cost, mass-produced furniture and call itself sustainable?
# IKEA
# IKEA

Can a giant multinational like Ikea make low cost, mass-produced furniture and call itself sustainable?

Oct 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 17,246 Views 32 Comments

The Swedish furniture giant is one of the biggest and most profitable retailers in the world.

# recycle - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Poll: Should there be a levy on non-recyclable plastics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a levy on non-recyclable plastics?

Oct 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 15,730 Views 92 Comments

The Social Democrats want one.

# recycle - Friday 27 January, 2017

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

Poll: Do you recycle?

Jan 27th 2017, 9:18 AM 24,709 Views 60 Comments

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

No grass. No nappies. Here is a definitive list of what you can recycle
# Green Bin
# Green Bin

No grass. No nappies. Here is a definitive list of what you can recycle

Jan 27th 2017, 6:15 AM 43,995 Views 34 Comments

Over a third of all recycling or green bins are contaminated with things like electrical goods and liquids.

# recycle - Sunday 11 December, 2016

How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution'
# Recycle
# Recycle

How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution'

Dec 11th 2016, 7:10 AM 9,893 Views 46 Comments

The minister said he is open to suggestions as to how apartment dwellers could be encouraged to recycle.

# recycle - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

7 ways to have a green Christmas this year
# Gifts
# Gifts

7 ways to have a green Christmas this year

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:52 PM 8,935 Views 13 Comments

While you’re hoping for a white one.

# recycle - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

6 easy ways you can reduce your impact on the planet today
# Sponsored By WEEE
# Sponsored By WEEE

6 easy ways you can reduce your impact on the planet today

Oct 11th 2016, 12:55 PM 19,133 Views 27 Comments

The planet will thank you.

# recycle - Monday 5 September, 2016

Here it is - everything you've ever wanted to know about recycling but were afraid to ask
# Sponsored By Repak
# Sponsored By Repak

Here it is - everything you've ever wanted to know about recycling but were afraid to ask

Sep 5th 2016, 4:35 PM 26,090 Views 17 Comments

Ever wondered if you were doing it right? We’ve got all the answers…

# recycle - Sunday 17 January, 2016

So what should you do with your old smartphone? Don't throw it out just yet
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

So what should you do with your old smartphone? Don't throw it out just yet

Jan 17th 2016, 11:00 AM 38,293 Views 35 Comments

Some good can still come out of them.

# recycle - 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.

# recycle - Thursday 20 November, 2014

The Upgrade: Doing up your home on a shoestring with 'upcycling'
# In With The Old
# In With The Old

The Upgrade: Doing up your home on a shoestring with 'upcycling'

Nov 20th 2014, 10:08 AM 2,577 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to an upcycling expert to pick up some tips on on how to reuse items around the home.

# recycle - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Not using your old phone any longer? Here's why you should recycle it
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Not using your old phone any longer? Here's why you should recycle it

Oct 5th 2014, 11:00 AM 22,316 Views 9 Comments

Considering how often we change our smartphones or devices, it’s worth knowing the best ways of safely disposing them.

# recycle - Monday 23 December, 2013

Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas
# Recycle
# Recycle

Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:00 AM 7,028 Views 23 Comments

Repak expects to recycle 44,000 tonnes of packaging waste over the Christmas period.

# recycle - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Who recycles more - northsiders or southsiders?
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Who recycles more - northsiders or southsiders?

Oct 10th 2013, 6:15 PM 15,731 Views 42 Comments

A new survey by Greyhound of Dublin users shows that one area in particular has a recycling rate of just 23.7 per cent.

# recycle - Saturday 2 March, 2013

10 things you're better off buying used
# Nearly New
# Nearly New

10 things you're better off buying used

Mar 2nd 2013, 9:45 AM 21,912 Views 46 Comments

Some tips to get you upcycling, reusing and getting more for your money: and we’d like your suggestions too…

# recycle - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship
# Christmas Tree
# Christmas Tree

Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,690 Views 8 Comments

The competition is a novel way to turn Christmas tree recycling into a sport, while at the same time raising funds for charity.

# recycle - Sunday 2 December, 2012

What do you do with your old bicycle?
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

What do you do with your old bicycle?

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:45 AM 21,548 Views 22 Comments

This is what: New scheme sees old bikes refurbished for resale with profits going to employment and training schemes.

# recycle - Friday 1 June, 2012

Over 75,000 disposable BBQs will be used in 2012
# Recycle
# Recycle

Over 75,000 disposable BBQs will be used in 2012

Jun 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 2,399 Views 10 Comments

Repak wants consumers to think of the ‘forgotten recyclables’ from barbecue season over the June bank holiday.