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# rubbish - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck
# California
# California

Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck

Dec 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 11,412 Views 12 Comments

He went through two compaction cycles.

# rubbish - Monday 31 August, 2015

The most litter-strewn town in Ireland is...
# What A Load Of Rubbish
# What A Load Of Rubbish

The most litter-strewn town in Ireland is...

Aug 31st 2015, 12:44 PM 35,380 Views 24 Comments

The Irish Business Against Litter has said that litter blackspots in Dublin and Cork have been improving.

# rubbish - Monday 29 June, 2015

Is Ireland a 'genuinely filthy nation'?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is Ireland a 'genuinely filthy nation'?

Jun 29th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,397 Views 80 Comments

We’re fond of saying that, when the sun shines, there is nowhere in the world more beautiful than Ireland… But what about our growing litter problem?

# rubbish - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Recycling worker finds (and returns) €1,500 hidden in a shoe
# Don't Bin It
# Don't Bin It

Recycling worker finds (and returns) €1,500 hidden in a shoe

Apr 1st 2015, 2:18 PM 19,113 Views 22 Comments

Fair play Costica.

# rubbish - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours
# Rubbish Behaviour
From The Daily Edge
# Rubbish Behaviour

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours

Jan 28th 2015, 5:59 PM 38,962 Views 56 Comments

They’ve had enough.

# rubbish - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins

Jan 14th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,842 Views 43 Comments

A local councillor says removing bins is not the way to discourage illegal dumping.

# rubbish - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Could Rex Ryan be leaving on a Jets plane after latest loss?
# Rubbish
From The42
# Rubbish

Could Rex Ryan be leaving on a Jets plane after latest loss?

Dec 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 3,396 Views 9 Comments

The Dolphins rallied late to beat Gang Green last night.

# rubbish - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 16,015 Views 55 Comments

“Everybody is fed up with littering on our streets and at Halloween it happens on an industrial scale.”

# rubbish - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Video: Angry mob throws Ukrainian MP into bin
# Rubbish Politics
# Rubbish Politics

Video: Angry mob throws Ukrainian MP into bin

Sep 16th 2014, 6:40 PM 13,051 Views 36 Comments

Then throws a tyre at him. As you do.

# rubbish - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons
# FOI
# FOI

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons

Sep 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,215 Views 29 Comments

The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.

# rubbish - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC
# Halt
# Halt

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:59 PM 5,720 Views 12 Comments

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

# rubbish - Monday 1 September, 2014

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court
# Your Move
# Your Move

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court

Sep 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 5,267 Views 25 Comments

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# rubbish - Thursday 14 August, 2014

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks
# Battle
# Battle

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

Aug 14th 2014, 8:07 PM 10,995 Views 84 Comments

Joan Collins and two Dublin councillors have been ordered to stop the blockade – but workers have vowed to continue to picket.

# rubbish - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Infographic: Here's how a Sainsbury's store will run on rubbish
# What A Load Of Rubbish
# What A Load Of Rubbish

Infographic: Here's how a Sainsbury's store will run on rubbish

Jul 23rd 2014, 11:48 AM 6,684 Views 14 Comments

Supermarket branch will use food waste to make methane gas and generate enough electricity to power the store.

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'
# Rat Trap
# Rat Trap

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 29,452 Views 66 Comments

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

# rubbish - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Both sides remain at loggerheads in Greyhound dispute as minister notes 'bitterness'
# Waste
# Waste

Both sides remain at loggerheads in Greyhound dispute as minister notes 'bitterness'

Jul 8th 2014, 5:38 PM 5,807 Views 2 Comments

Richard Bruton says the future of the industry must be considered.

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers
# Mudslinging
# Mudslinging

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers

Jul 8th 2014, 8:38 AM 13,932 Views 76 Comments

Not true says SIPTU, who also say the dispute is a lock out.

# rubbish - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Greyhound says workers are deliberately jumping in front of vans. "Absolutely not" says SIPTU...
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound says workers are deliberately jumping in front of vans. "Absolutely not" says SIPTU...

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:27 PM 14,235 Views 32 Comments

A SIPTU shop steward was hit by a van yesterday…

# rubbish - Saturday 28 June, 2014

'Now we have a real chance to make a living wage': Brazil workers upbeat on trash picking
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

'Now we have a real chance to make a living wage': Brazil workers upbeat on trash picking

Jun 28th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,222 Views 9 Comments

For the world cup, 850 rubbish pickers – or catadores – have been recruited and trained to work in Brazil’s 12 host stadium.

# rubbish - Friday 27 June, 2014

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work

Jun 27th 2014, 2:35 PM 14,173 Views 50 Comments

The strike, which began at 6am, centres on a proposed pay cut and cuts to allowances.

# rubbish - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday
# Confiscated
# Confiscated

Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday

Jun 19th 2014, 6:15 PM 45,370 Views 89 Comments

By 10am this morning, council cleanup crews had collected more than 200 bags of rubbish from the beach.

# rubbish - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Truck 'strikes Greyhound worker' during unofficial industrial action
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Truck 'strikes Greyhound worker' during unofficial industrial action

Jun 17th 2014, 3:35 PM 14,918 Views 44 Comments

Greyhound Household said it has “exhausted all industrial relations avenues”.

# rubbish - Friday 16 May, 2014

Suspected home explosion turns out to be just a huge mess
# Hoarders
From The Daily Edge
# Hoarders

Suspected home explosion turns out to be just a huge mess

May 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,908 Views 1 Comment

Oh… we’ll just be moving to a different country now.

# rubbish - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden
# Talking Rubbish
# Talking Rubbish

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden

May 13th 2014, 10:31 AM 15,950 Views 40 Comments

Needles, dead birds, and shopping trolleys: just some of the stuff that you’ll need to clean as a litter warden in Dublin.

# rubbish - Friday 4 April, 2014

This is the note we all want to leave to our rubbish-dumping neighbours
# Ya Filthy Animal
From The Daily Edge
# Ya Filthy Animal

This is the note we all want to leave to our rubbish-dumping neighbours

Apr 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 6,071 Views 0 Comments

This Dublin-based ‘nice neighbour’ took action.

# rubbish - Friday 28 February, 2014

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday
# Binned
# Binned

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday

Feb 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,452 Views 26 Comments

The changes mean that rubbish will be collected by all companies on specific days in certain areas.

# rubbish - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords
# Black Bagged
# Black Bagged

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords

Feb 25th 2014, 10:55 AM 11,570 Views 51 Comments

The council can bring landlords to court if they’re found to not be complying with litter laws.

# rubbish - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Illegal rubbish dumpers told: "Dublin City Council is coming after you"
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Illegal rubbish dumpers told: "Dublin City Council is coming after you"

Feb 20th 2014, 4:50 PM 9,814 Views 50 Comments

A Dublin councillor said that landlords need to have adequate facilities for their tenants when dumping.

# rubbish - Monday 6 January, 2014

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years

Jan 6th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,174 Views 54 Comments

A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.

# rubbish - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping

Dec 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,502 Views 24 Comments

The council’s litter action group is to begin a fresh crackdown in 2014, calling to the homes of people suspected of illegal dumping.

# rubbish - Sunday 1 December, 2013

9 very lazy things you definitely do all the time
# Lazybones
From The Daily Edge
# Lazybones

9 very lazy things you definitely do all the time

Dec 1st 2013, 9:30 AM 64,708 Views 66 Comments

You’re probably going to skim this post, aren’t you? So lazy.

# rubbish - Monday 14 October, 2013

Irish men hoard more stuff than Irish women, says survey
# Hoarders
# Hoarders

Irish men hoard more stuff than Irish women, says survey

Oct 14th 2013, 3:00 PM 6,286 Views 31 Comments

64 per cent of people say they don’t like to throw things away, while over 23 per cent openly admitted that they are hoarders.

# rubbish - 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.

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes

Oct 10th 2013, 6:50 AM 7,202 Views 36 Comments

Certain Dublin City Council staff can now question residents, as part of their crackdown on illegal rubbish dumping.

# rubbish - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 22,707 Views 45 Comments

How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.

# rubbish - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data
# Trash Talk
# Trash Talk

London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data

Aug 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,834 Views 37 Comments

The high-tech bins have been referred to the privacy watchdog in the UK.

# rubbish - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,034 Views 10 Comments

There is still no date for when building will start on the Poolbeg incinerator, which has been in the works for over a decade.

# rubbish - Friday 5 July, 2013

Greyhound says government to blame for new increase in waste collection prices
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound says government to blame for new increase in waste collection prices

Jul 5th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,163 Views 74 Comments

The government is increasing the levy on how much waste collection companies pay to dump landfill – which means a price increase for Greyhound customers.

# rubbish - Monday 1 July, 2013

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times

Jul 1st 2013, 10:38 AM 12,939 Views 25 Comments

Rubbish can’t be put out until after 6pm on the day before it is collected in Dublin – and waste trucks can only operate from 6am to 9pm in residential areas.

# rubbish - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council
# Waste
# Waste

Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council

Jun 30th 2013, 1:05 PM 10,674 Views 61 Comments

The rubbish collection company is ‘saving Dublin City Council €12m a year’, it said.