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# rubbish - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 14,854 Views 58 Comments

A local resident of the Summer St North area has created a video showing the mounds of illegally-dumped rubbish bags and discarded items in the north inner city area.

# rubbish - Monday 24 June, 2013

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter
# Litter
# Litter

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter

Jun 24th 2013, 7:34 PM 4,269 Views 32 Comments

Phil Hogan also published a report that showed the number of areas deemed to be litter-free in 2012 is at the highest levels ever achieved.

# rubbish - Monday 10 June, 2013

Beach-goers asked to bring home their rubbish - not dump it
# Litter
# Litter

Beach-goers asked to bring home their rubbish - not dump it

Jun 10th 2013, 3:16 PM 17,673 Views 110 Comments

The beach at Myrtleville in Cork had large bags of rubbish dumped near the litter bins yesterday.

# rubbish - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

May 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,300 Views 33 Comments

The council’s litter action group presented the report to the Town Council this afternoon, and said that landlords were also very keen to co-operate with them on the issue.

# rubbish - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Poll: Would you welcome a refund scheme for empty bottles and cans?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome a refund scheme for empty bottles and cans?

May 7th 2013, 10:33 AM 12,835 Views 112 Comments

A Labour Party councillor has called for a cash for cans and bottles scheme to help curb illegal dumping.

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'

May 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,303 Views 44 Comments

An Athy councillor says that introducing a refund deposit scheme would see fewer people dumping cans and bottles.

# rubbish - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally

Apr 30th 2013, 12:02 PM 8,172 Views 46 Comments

The tenants in the north inner city area will be contacted by the council within the next few weeks and asked to send on proof they are dumping rubbish legitimately.

# rubbish - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

City Council 'will spend €250- €300k to dispose of illegal rubbish'
# Litter
# Litter

City Council 'will spend €250- €300k to dispose of illegal rubbish'

Apr 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,776 Views 31 Comments

A councillor says that she and her colleagues were told yesterday it is costing Dublin City Council between €250 – €300,000 a year to collect the illegally dumped rubbish.

# rubbish - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Poll: Should illegal rubbish dumpers be 'named and shamed'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should illegal rubbish dumpers be 'named and shamed'?

Apr 14th 2013, 9:54 AM 11,290 Views 120 Comments

Dublin City Council hopes to be able to name and shame people who dump rubbish illegally – but it requires a change of law.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Apr 14th 2013, 8:50 AM 13,249 Views 9 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Apr 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,320 Views 40 Comments

Dublin City Council wants the law to be amended so this can happen. It has already formed an investigative group that was behind the recommendation to temporarily halt rubbish collection in part of Dublin’s north inner city.

# rubbish - Friday 12 April, 2013

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,514 Views 62 Comments

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

# rubbish - Friday 22 March, 2013

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,575 Views 124 Comments

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

# rubbish - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

In pictures: If the rubbish in Galway could talk...
# Messing Around
From The Daily Edge
# Messing Around

In pictures: If the rubbish in Galway could talk...

Feb 12th 2013, 10:21 AM 10,730 Views 13 Comments

An Italian photographer has been “interviewing” some of the rubbish she’s spotted around Galway city.

# rubbish - Friday 7 December, 2012

Poll: Should householders be charged for recycling bags?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should householders be charged for recycling bags?

Dec 7th 2012, 9:51 AM 6,840 Views 65 Comments

Greyhound previously gave Dubliners free bags to put their recycling in – but no more. What do you think?

# rubbish - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Greyhound customers to be charged for recycling from tomorrow
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound customers to be charged for recycling from tomorrow

Dec 6th 2012, 4:47 PM 16,664 Views 48 Comments

Greyhound customers received a letter today informing them of the charge for recycling bags which will kick in on Friday.

# rubbish - Friday 2 November, 2012

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:30 PM 5,824 Views 9 Comments

More than five years after the first contract was signed, the deadline for recommencing work at the Poolbeg site has been pushed back again.

# rubbish - Sunday 23 September, 2012

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now
# Freebies
# Freebies

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now

Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 31,522 Views 59 Comments

Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.

# rubbish - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish
# Upcycling
From The Daily Edge
# Upcycling

Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish

Sep 16th 2012, 5:00 PM 16,582 Views 10 Comments

… And he’s not done yet.

# rubbish - Monday 3 September, 2012

Poll: Have you ever personally complained to someone about littering?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever personally complained to someone about littering?

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:21 AM 9,302 Views 73 Comments

An IBAL report says Ireland’s litter problem is improving – but Dublin’s north inner city and the environs of Dublin Airport are black spots.

Litter Warden: how is your town doing?
# Rubbish Watch
# Rubbish Watch

Litter Warden: how is your town doing?

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:51 AM 7,401 Views 43 Comments

Where does your town sit on the latest IBAL Anti-Litter League? Find out here.

Tourists greeted by litter blackspots around Dublin Airport
# Dirty Isle
# Dirty Isle

Tourists greeted by litter blackspots around Dublin Airport

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:32 AM 4,712 Views 33 Comments

But a new litter survey has revealed mostly positive results about the Emerald Isle.

# rubbish - 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 5,486 Views 8 Comments

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

# rubbish - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Drunk man survives being compacted - twice - after sleep in dumpster
# Trashed
From The Daily Edge
# Trashed

Drunk man survives being compacted - twice - after sleep in dumpster

Aug 14th 2012, 10:06 AM 7,267 Views 19 Comments

He emerged with only minor injuries, as the recycling truck wasn’t carrying a full load.

# rubbish - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Landfill levy set for additional increase in July 2013
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Landfill levy set for additional increase in July 2013

Aug 5th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,044 Views 25 Comments

Levy to deter landfill use and increase recycling increased by 30 per cent last month – but Phil Hogan says plans are in place for another increase next summer.

# rubbish - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Jul 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,845 Views 8 Comments

Three hefty fines were imposed by Ennis District Court last week as a result of fly-tipping and other illegal activities.

# rubbish - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Increase in Dublin bin charges set to kick in from today
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Increase in Dublin bin charges set to kick in from today

Jul 1st 2012, 7:45 AM 5,705 Views 27 Comments

The waste collection companies say that the price rise is to cover the cost of the Government landfill levy.

# rubbish - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Didier Drogba link to Barcelona 'complete nonsense' according to club president Sandro Rosell
# Rubbish
From The42
# Rubbish

Didier Drogba link to Barcelona 'complete nonsense' according to club president Sandro Rosell

Jun 26th 2012, 8:00 PM 475 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea legend is off to China afterall.

# rubbish - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Greyhound plan to increase bin charges in Dublin a 'farce'
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound plan to increase bin charges in Dublin a 'farce'

Jun 23rd 2012, 4:50 PM 10,591 Views 45 Comments

The waste collection company said it will be increasing prices in Dublin from next week.

# rubbish - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping
# Litterbugs
# Litterbugs

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

Jun 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 9,120 Views 91 Comments

A local Sinn Féin representative believes that most offenders simply can’t afford to pay domestic bin charges.

# rubbish - 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 2,398 Views 10 Comments

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

# rubbish - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring
# Return Of The Ring
From The Daily Edge
# Return Of The Ring

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring

May 16th 2012, 8:17 PM 8,559 Views 18 Comments

Workers helped the Massachusetts woman dig through a mountain of smelly household waste – and she got the ring back.

# rubbish - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield

Apr 25th 2012, 5:24 PM 784 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old becomes the latest player to risk the wrath of the World Snooker authorities.

# rubbish - Friday 20 April, 2012

How to...clean the whole world
# Cleaning
From The Daily Edge
# Cleaning

How to...clean the whole world

Apr 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,196 Views 6 Comments

The World Cleanup 2012 has kicked off across three continents with thousands of volunteers expected to turn out to clean up their countries.

# rubbish - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins

Feb 29th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,346 Views 63 Comments

The waste collection company has said it will start charging people who can’t afford to pay for the service unless the government covers the €2.8 million cost.

# rubbish - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor
# Bin Collection
# Bin Collection

Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor

Feb 15th 2012, 8:52 AM 3,711 Views 45 Comments

Andrew Montague said that there had not been enough time given to the changeover.

# rubbish - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 14th 2012, 7:53 PM 5,098 Views 1 Comment

Your evening round-up of the day’s news…

Greyhound warns 18,000 customers that bins will not be collected
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound warns 18,000 customers that bins will not be collected

Feb 14th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,711 Views 54 Comments

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have criticised the company for resorting to “bully tactics”.

# rubbish - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 5th 2012, 11:00 AM 59 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# rubbish - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Data chiefs launch twin investigations into Greyhound bins transfer
# Bin Collection
# Bin Collection

Data chiefs launch twin investigations into Greyhound bins transfer

Jan 26th 2012, 7:46 PM 3,578 Views 13 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner wants to see whether Greyhound’s collection of Dublin City Council’s debts is legal.