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# What a waste

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# What a waste
Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?
Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty recently hit out at the “phenomenal” amount of dog faeces in Irish villages.
# What a waste
'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme
Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.
# What a waste
Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time
Greyhound said the reaction to the new measures has been positive.
# What a waste
'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled
The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.
# Services
Ireland's waste market is about to get smaller as Panda is cleared for Greenstar takeover
However parts of Greenstar’s business are expected to be sold to Greyhound.
# What a waste
Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging
Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.
# wasting away
More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant
A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.
# What a waste
Over half of septic tanks fail inspections
The EPA says that most failures are down to poor maintenance.