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# recycling - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Getting rid of that Christmas tree? Here's where you can recycle it for free
# Be Gone Tree
# Be Gone Tree

Getting rid of that Christmas tree? Here's where you can recycle it for free

Jan 2nd 2018, 5:48 PM 34,646 Views 9 Comments

There are centres up around the country to dispose of your tree for free.

# recycling - Monday 27 November, 2017

Poll: Do you argue over who puts out the bin?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you argue over who puts out the bin?

Nov 27th 2017, 12:45 PM 17,082 Views 47 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# recycling - Monday 30 October, 2017

The Environment Minister took TheJournal.ie for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next
# Driving Mr Naughten
# Driving Mr Naughten

The Environment Minister took TheJournal.ie for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next

Oct 30th 2017, 6:30 AM 22,455 Views 73 Comments

The minister talks electric cars and why Michael Healy Rae is wrong to say they’re total rubbish.

# recycling - 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 17,380 Views 32 Comments

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

# recycling - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Over half of Irish people want a ban on single-use coffee cups
# Disposed
# Disposed

Over half of Irish people want a ban on single-use coffee cups

Oct 15th 2017, 8:30 PM 29,368 Views 37 Comments

There’s a growing need to find more sustainable ways of dealing with waste in ireland.

# recycling - 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 15,732 Views 92 Comments

The Social Democrats want one.

# recycling - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee
# Waste Reduction
# Waste Reduction

Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee

Sep 17th 2017, 11:45 AM 20,823 Views 69 Comments

Dr Tara Shine said lessons were learned from the plastic bag levy and people should be rewarded for recycling.

# recycling - Monday 11 September, 2017

Poll: Would you pay a deposit when buying bottles if it meant you could get it back later?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Would you pay a deposit when buying bottles if it meant you could get it back later?

Sep 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 20,173 Views 52 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Bottle deposit scheme on the way for Scotland, but Irish government says it's still too expensive
# Recycling
# Recycling

Bottle deposit scheme on the way for Scotland, but Irish government says it's still too expensive

Sep 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,590 Views 61 Comments

Despite calls from the Green Party to introduce such a plan, the minister is not budging.

# recycling - Sunday 3 September, 2017

People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic
# Friends Of The Earth
# Friends Of The Earth

People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:45 PM 29,999 Views 22 Comments

The 55,000 people who attended the festival will generate at least 400 tonnes of waste.

# recycling - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out
# Recycling
# Recycling

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out

Jul 11th 2017, 12:45 PM 39,250 Views 64 Comments

In a rare move, the Labour Party announced last week that it would co-sponsor the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill.

Poll: Would you recycle items to get a 10-cent refund?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you recycle items to get a 10-cent refund?

Jul 11th 2017, 9:36 AM 27,777 Views 75 Comments

The proposal is being debated before the Dáil tonight at 8.30pm.

# recycling - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Poll: Would you remove all recyclable packaging at point of purchase?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Would you remove all recyclable packaging at point of purchase?

Jul 6th 2017, 12:45 PM 30,165 Views 73 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# recycling - Monday 3 July, 2017

Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits
# Bin It
# Bin It

Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:20 AM 33,188 Views 72 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten is looking at introducing large-scale recycling bins outside supermarkets in a bid to tackle waste at source.

# recycling - 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 8,660 Views 30 Comments

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

# recycling - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling
# Recycling Ramp Up
# Recycling Ramp Up

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling

Jun 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,177 Views 42 Comments

The mandatory pay-by-weight scheme is to be scrapped.

# recycling - Saturday 17 June, 2017

The Green Party wants to give you 10c back for each plastic bottle and can you recycle
# Fresh Incentives
# Fresh Incentives

The Green Party wants to give you 10c back for each plastic bottle and can you recycle

Jun 17th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,639 Views 55 Comments

The party’s new Waste Reduction Bill 2017 also aims to ban non-recyclable coffee cups by 2020.

# recycling - Monday 22 May, 2017

Three kittens dumped in Cork recycling bin saved by girl who heard their cries for help
# Eight Lives Left
# Eight Lives Left

Three kittens dumped in Cork recycling bin saved by girl who heard their cries for help

May 22nd 2017, 9:01 AM 20,095 Views 45 Comments

It took a number of hours to free the animals.

# recycling - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement
# The Limit
# The Limit

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement

May 21st 2017, 6:45 AM 68,977 Views 66 Comments

It comes after the pay-by-weight scheme was delayed last year.

# recycling - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Poll: Are you good at recycling?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Are you good at recycling?

May 18th 2017, 12:50 PM 20,280 Views 59 Comments

What do you really think? Be honest.

# recycling - 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 1,075 Views 66 Comments

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

# recycling - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Billionaire Elon Musk's company to launch first space rocket using recycled parts
# Economical
# Economical

Billionaire Elon Musk's company to launch first space rocket using recycled parts

Mar 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,818 Views 7 Comments

Musk says that the goal is to make rocket parts as reusable as cars, planes or bicycles.

# recycling - 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 31,252 Views 81 Comments

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

# recycling - 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 31,177 Views 68 Comments

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

# recycling - Friday 30 December, 2016

Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree?
# Timber
# Timber

Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree?

Dec 30th 2016, 5:41 PM 6,107 Views 8 Comments

Get ready for this year’s competition, taking place on 8 January.

# recycling - 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 10,063 Views 46 Comments

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

# recycling - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

QUIZ: Are You On the Naughty Or Nice List For Recycling This Christmas?
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# Sponsored By Repak

QUIZ: Are You On the Naughty Or Nice List For Recycling This Christmas?

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:55 PM 11,849 Views 8 Comments

It’s kind of like Santa’s list, but more important.

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 8,939 Views 13 Comments

While you’re hoping for a white one.

# recycling - Thursday 13 October, 2016

If you're living in north Dublin, you might want to ignore this recycling flyer
# Not Off To A Flyer
# Not Off To A Flyer

If you're living in north Dublin, you might want to ignore this recycling flyer

Oct 13th 2016, 5:58 PM 31,947 Views 16 Comments

Because it isn’t legitimate. Fingal County Council has posted on social media this evening warning residents to be on their guard.

# recycling - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Calls for Government to follow France and ban plastic cups and forks
# For Fork's Sake
# For Fork's Sake

Calls for Government to follow France and ban plastic cups and forks

Sep 27th 2016, 5:23 PM 16,726 Views 48 Comments

The French Government recently became the first to ban plastic cups, cutlery and plates from 2020.

# recycling - Monday 5 September, 2016

Here it is - everything you've ever wanted to know about recycling but were afraid to ask
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# 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 26,179 Views 17 Comments

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

# recycling - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Renewed appeal for information on baby found dead at Bray recycling plant
# Baby Alannah
# Baby Alannah

Renewed appeal for information on baby found dead at Bray recycling plant

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:27 PM 10,116 Views 8 Comments

The baby, named Alannah, was found in the Greenstar recycling facility in Bray in May.

# recycling - 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 53,924 Views 85 Comments

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

# recycling - 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 26,288 Views 84 Comments

However, private companies might still add their own charge.

# recycling - Monday 16 May, 2016

Poll: Should people be charged for their recycling?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people be charged for their recycling?

May 16th 2016, 10:41 PM 37,253 Views 107 Comments

The Department of the Environment says the new system will actually save people money.

# recycling - Friday 13 May, 2016

Baby whose body was found at recycling facility laid to rest
# Baby Alannah
# Baby Alannah

Baby whose body was found at recycling facility laid to rest

May 13th 2016, 5:18 PM 14,138 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for the mother to come forward.

# recycling - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Gardaí say it's possible baby girl found in Bray was stillborn
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Gardaí say it's possible baby girl found in Bray was stillborn

May 4th 2016, 8:21 PM 25,510 Views 26 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for the baby’s mum to get in touch as she will need medical attention.

# recycling - Friday 25 December, 2015

Don't throw out your batteries over Christmas - give them to charity
# Recycling
# Recycling

Don't throw out your batteries over Christmas - give them to charity

Dec 25th 2015, 9:15 AM 7,227 Views 0 Comments

Bosco says so.

# recycling - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Ever thought about what happens to your used hotel soap?
# Clean The World
# Clean The World

Ever thought about what happens to your used hotel soap?

Apr 12th 2015, 5:30 PM 49,651 Views 26 Comments

A question you probably never wanted an answer to…

# recycling - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest

Apr 9th 2015, 1:06 PM 17,751 Views 145 Comments

The Anti Austerity Alliance has launched a “counter-offensive” against Irish Water, outside the beleaguered utility’s HQ.