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Think you're a recycling expert? See if you can get top marks in this video quiz
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Think you're a recycling expert? See if you can get top marks in this video quiz

Sep 24th 2021, 5:51 PM 27,202 Views 3 Comments

Hint: All plastics can now be placed in the recycling bin.

All plastics can now go in the recycling bin - here’s what you need to know
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All plastics can now go in the recycling bin - here’s what you need to know

Sep 14th 2021, 3:42 PM 25,253 Views 7 Comments

We spoke to recycling experts at Repak to break everything down.

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Which bin for pizza boxes? See if you can beat this recycling video quiz
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Which bin for pizza boxes? See if you can beat this recycling video quiz

Sep 30th 2020, 12:05 PM 33,311 Views 9 Comments

Test your knowledge of recycling, one level at a time.

'Don't forget to clean out shampoo bottles': 7 common mistakes people make when recycling
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'Don't forget to clean out shampoo bottles': 7 common mistakes people make when recycling

Sep 10th 2020, 7:56 PM 27,571 Views 41 Comments

There’s more to recycling than just throwing things in the correct bin.

QUIZ: How much do you know about recycling around the world?

QUIZ: How much do you know about recycling around the world?

May 28th 2019, 3:32 PM 11,948 Views 0 Comments

From who recycles over 90% of their aluminium to who’s not doing any.

6 simple ways to improve your recycling habits, according to Paul O'Donovan

6 simple ways to improve your recycling habits, according to Paul O'Donovan

May 23rd 2019, 3:59 PM 14,818 Views 0 Comments

Soft plastic belongs in the general bin for one, says the Repak ambassador and Olympic rower.

'We’re one of the leaders in Europe': An inside look at how your plastic gets recycled

'We’re one of the leaders in Europe': An inside look at how your plastic gets recycled

May 21st 2019, 5:54 PM 15,498 Views 0 Comments

We joined Repak’s Team Green to learn how it all happens.

How are you at recycling? See how you compare to other readers here

How are you at recycling? See how you compare to other readers here

May 13th 2019, 10:43 AM 20,697 Views 14 Comments

Rate your habits now.

7 easy ways to have a more environmentally-friendly Christmas

7 easy ways to have a more environmentally-friendly Christmas

Nov 28th 2018, 4:07 PM 12,323 Views 1 Comment

Including some much-needed gifting inspiration.

QUIZ: Are these common Christmas items recyclable?

QUIZ: Are these common Christmas items recyclable?

Nov 26th 2018, 5:25 PM 36,166 Views 28 Comments

We’re set to generate 83,000 tonnes of packaging this Christmas.

QUIZ: Can you spot which of these should go in your recycling bin?

QUIZ: Can you spot which of these should go in your recycling bin?

Sep 12th 2018, 10:20 AM 32,004 Views 27 Comments

Can you help Ireland get to 50% recycling levels by 2025?

WATCH: One million nappies and a live snake - here's what's been found in Irish recycling centres

WATCH: One million nappies and a live snake - here's what's been found in Irish recycling centres

Mar 28th 2018, 10:22 AM 30,086 Views 0 Comments

In some urban areas, 40% of recycling can be contaminated.

QUIZ: Are You Naughty Or Nice When It Comes To Recycling?

QUIZ: Are You Naughty Or Nice When It Comes To Recycling?

Dec 1st 2017, 11:56 AM 11,659 Views 5 Comments

You always reuse your wrapping paper, right?

After a bargain? Here are 10 of the best deals for Christmas

After a bargain? Here are 10 of the best deals for Christmas

Nov 24th 2017, 2:24 PM 25,927 Views 2 Comments

From iPhones to discounted toys – here’s how to save (and help the environment)..

Repak is 20 years old - here’s what we’ve recycled as a nation in that time

Repak is 20 years old - here’s what we’ve recycled as a nation in that time

Sep 13th 2017, 10:01 AM 8,974 Views 20 Comments

What does 10 million tonnes look like?

QUIZ: Are you really putting the right things in your recycle bin?
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QUIZ: Are you really putting the right things in your recycle bin?

Sep 8th 2017, 12:00 PM 38,102 Views 47 Comments

From pizza boxes to perfume bottles, which should go in the green bin?

QUIZ: Are You On the Naughty Or Nice List For Recycling This Christmas?
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QUIZ: Are You On the Naughty Or Nice List For Recycling This Christmas?

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:55 PM 11,891 Views 8 Comments

It’s kind of like Santa’s list, but more important.

7 ways to have a green Christmas this year
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7 ways to have a green Christmas this year

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:52 PM 8,958 Views 13 Comments

While you’re hoping for a white one.

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…