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# repak - Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 27th 2019, 3:00 PM 21,560 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.

# repak - Saturday 26 January, 2019

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 60,958 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?

# repak - 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 7,825 Views 31 Comments

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

# repak - 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 20,820 Views 69 Comments

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

# repak - 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.

# repak - Friday 27 January, 2017

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

Poll: Do you recycle?

Jan 27th 2017, 9:18 AM 24,744 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 44,125 Views 34 Comments

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

# repak - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

QUIZ: How Many Of These Simple Recycling Facts Do You Know?
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# Sponsored By Repak

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

Sep 7th 2016, 2:26 PM 30,623 Views 16 Comments

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

# repak - 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 26,167 Views 17 Comments

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

# repak - Sunday 27 March, 2016

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 8,815 Views 15 Comments

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

# repak - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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 7,744 Views 11 Comments

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

# repak - 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 7,034 Views 23 Comments

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

# repak - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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 2,278 Views 12 Comments

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

# repak - Monday 1 October, 2012

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 3,774 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.

# repak - Sunday 26 August, 2012

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 4,816 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?

# repak - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

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

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:40 AM 5,496 Views 8 Comments

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

# repak - Friday 6 April, 2012

Easter (chocolate) by numbers
# Recycling
# Recycling

Easter (chocolate) by numbers

Apr 6th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,458 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.

# repak - Thursday 22 December, 2011

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

In numbers: what we consume over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:58 AM 1,842 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.