What are the new recycling rules?

12th April 2018

What are the new recycling rules, what can and can’t you put in the bin and why are certain things no longer able to be reused? To avoid confusion, the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment has drawn up a new list of items. RECKON you’re doing the planet a favour by recycling that […]

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China took 95% of Ireland’s plastic waste

China took 95% of Ireland’s plastic waste – but now it’s changed its mind and we’re in trouble IRELAND’S INCREASING WASTE and plastic levels are soon to meet emergency levels following China’s ban on imported plastics, according to one government source. China – the world’s largest recyclable materials importer – decided to ban the importing of […]

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Government considering plastic bottle deposit scheme

23rd August 2017

Government considering plastic bottle deposit scheme to increase recycling and reduce litter The Government is considering a deposit scheme for plastic bottles, with an announcement expected next week. Such a scheme would see a small, refundable charge added to products that could be recouped by taking empties to “reverse vending machines”. As well as plastic drinks […]

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