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# repak - This year 2022

Ireland hits recycling targets for 24th year in a row
# Recycling Targets
# Recycling Targets

Ireland hits recycling targets for 24th year in a row

Jun 22nd 2022, 9:42 AM 10,551 Views 18 Comments

Over one million tonnes was recycled and recovered.

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Ireland surpasses all EU recycling targets including plastics, glass and metal
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# Flying The Green Flag

Ireland surpasses all EU recycling targets including plastics, glass and metal

Jun 27th 2019, 3:00 PM 21,773 Views 54 Comments

Ireland currently recycles 33% of all plastics, which needs to rise to 50% in 2025 and 55% by 2030 to meet EU targets.

FactCheck: Are supermarkets required to accept plastic packaging, if you leave it at the checkout?
# Recycling
# Recycling

FactCheck: Are supermarkets required to accept plastic packaging, if you leave it at the checkout?

Jan 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 61,236 Views 92 Comments

Supermarkets have pledged that they take extensive efforts at recycling, but do they have to accept if you want to leave them behind?

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

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

Nov 24th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,845 Views 31 Comments

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

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 20,872 Views 69 Comments

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

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 8,688 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Poll: Do you recycle?

Jan 27th 2017, 9:18 AM 25,001 Views 59 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 44,349 Views 34 Comments

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

QUIZ: How Many Of These Simple Recycling Facts Do You Know?
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QUIZ: How Many Of These Simple Recycling Facts Do You Know?

Sep 7th 2016, 2:26 PM 30,819 Views 16 Comments

Think you’re fairly green? Let’s find out…

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

Sep 5th 2016, 4:35 PM 26,289 Views 17 Comments

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

17.7 million chocolate eggs eaten in Ireland over Easter break - study
# Gorging
# Gorging

17.7 million chocolate eggs eaten in Ireland over Easter break - study

Mar 27th 2016, 8:15 AM 8,831 Views 15 Comments

Spending on eggs will reach almost €40 million this year, according to new research.

Your Christmas dinner is in the bin (well, the leftovers)
# Bottle It Up
# Bottle It Up

Your Christmas dinner is in the bin (well, the leftovers)

Dec 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,762 Views 11 Comments

We’re second in the EU28 for recycling – but here’s how we could do a hell of a lot better.

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 7,050 Views 23 Comments

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

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas
# Recycling
# Recycling

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 2,293 Views 12 Comments

Repak said Irish households will go through 5 million boxes of chocolates and 50 million bottles of beer this festive season.

Household recycling rates up 7 per cent on last year
# Recycling Week
# Recycling Week

Household recycling rates up 7 per cent on last year

Oct 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 3,807 Views 11 Comments

In the past 15 years, we’ve recycled 651,000 tonnes of waste in Ireland, six times the amount recycled in 1998.

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

Aug 26th 2012, 3:30 PM 4,833 Views 0 Comments

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend
# Packaging
# Packaging

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:40 AM 5,510 Views 8 Comments

Some 208,000 tonnes of household packaged was recovered last year.

Easter (chocolate) by numbers
# Recycling
# Recycling

Easter (chocolate) by numbers

Apr 6th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,480 Views 5 Comments

As we consume about 9.5 million Easter eggs over the next few days, Repak has asked us to keep recycling in mind.

In numbers: what we consume over Christmas
# Recycling
# Recycling

In numbers: what we consume over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:58 AM 1,855 Views 7 Comments

Fifty million cans of beer, 22 million bottles of wine, four million boxes of chocolates – Repak says recycling can ease the guilt.