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How to...clean the whole world
The World Cleanup 2012 has kicked off across three continents with thousands of volunteers expected to turn out to clean up their countries.
Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins
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.
Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor
Andrew Montague said that there had not been enough time given to the changeover.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your evening round-up of the day’s news…
Greyhound warns 18,000 customers that bins will not be collected
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have criticised the company for resorting to “bully tactics”.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Data chiefs launch twin investigations into Greyhound bins transfer
The Data Protection Commissioner wants to see whether Greyhound’s collection of Dublin City Council’s debts is legal.
City Manager: Yes, we made mistakes with the Dublin bins
At an emergency meeting of Dublin City Council last night councillors asked the Competition Authority to examine how the privatisation of the waste collection service took place.
Instalment plan for Dublin bin services welcomed
Greyhound Recycling’s change of heart comes following a number of complaints to local councillors from unhappy residents.
Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled
The controversial landfill in Lusk which was first proposed in 1997 had been opposed by the local community.
IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying
An anonymous English player has claimed that Ireland behaved “much worse” than he and his team-mates did on their infamous night out in Queenstown.
We're no dopes: Nadal hits back at claims of Spanish cheating
Rafa Nadal slams Yannick Noah as “totally stupid” following claims of endemic doping among Spanish athletes.
State's €4million bill for bringing Irish waste home from North
Around 10,000 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish is being excavated from a quarry just north of the Border.