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#Bin Charges

# bin-charges - Friday 28 September, 2018

Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider?

Sep 28th 2018, 9:49 AM 21,977 Views 83 Comments

A report has found that just 15% of people with a choice of waste provider have ever changed who collects their bins.

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market

Sep 28th 2018, 7:48 AM 12,163 Views 42 Comments

The average home now pays €230-€280 a year in waste collection charges.

# bin-charges - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Minister says bin charges will rise by up to €1 per lift if bottle deposit scheme introduced
# Recycling
# Recycling

Minister says bin charges will rise by up to €1 per lift if bottle deposit scheme introduced

May 24th 2018, 6:10 AM 21,500 Views 41 Comments

The Environment Committee voted to ensure the set up of a bottle deposit scheme is compulsory.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

China took 95% of Ireland's plastic waste - but now it's changed its mind and we're in trouble
# Crisis Levels
# Crisis Levels

China took 95% of Ireland's plastic waste - but now it's changed its mind and we're in trouble

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 AM 126,914 Views 100 Comments

Ireland is the top producer of plastic waste in the European Union.

# bin-charges - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee
# Waste Reduction
# Waste Reduction

Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee

Sep 17th 2017, 11:45 AM 20,794 Views 69 Comments

Dr Tara Shine said lessons were learned from the plastic bag levy and people should be rewarded for recycling.

# bin-charges - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges
# Waste Fees
# Waste Fees

Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges

Sep 9th 2017, 7:39 PM 12,076 Views 43 Comments

The government announced a price monitoring group would be set-up to ensure waste collectors do not hike up their prices.

# bin-charges - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Explainer: Pay-by-weight bin charges are coming but what exactly does that mean for you?
# Pay By Weight
# Pay By Weight

Explainer: Pay-by-weight bin charges are coming but what exactly does that mean for you?

Jul 5th 2017, 6:56 PM 17,523 Views 84 Comments

Will it spark water charges-style protests?

'Dignity in the House': TD presents a bag of his plastic household waste in the Dáil
# Utter Rubbish
# Utter Rubbish

'Dignity in the House': TD presents a bag of his plastic household waste in the Dáil

Jul 5th 2017, 2:00 PM 27,205 Views 76 Comments

“We are in the House of Parliament on national television,” cried out the Leas Ceann Comhairle.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Varadkar to bring in price regulation if operators hike up bin charges
# Bin The Charges
# Bin The Charges

Varadkar to bring in price regulation if operators hike up bin charges

Jul 4th 2017, 12:35 PM 22,103 Views 78 Comments

Fianna Fáil has tabled a motion on bin charges in the Dáil this evening.

# bin-charges - Monday 3 July, 2017

Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits
# Bin It
# Bin It

Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:20 AM 33,171 Views 72 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten is looking at introducing large-scale recycling bins outside supermarkets in a bid to tackle waste at source.

# bin-charges - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme
# What A Waste
# What A Waste

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme

Jun 29th 2017, 2:30 PM 25,716 Views 107 Comments

Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.

# bin-charges - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling
# Recycling Ramp Up
# Recycling Ramp Up

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling

Jun 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,040 Views 41 Comments

The mandatory pay-by-weight scheme is to be scrapped.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped
# Waste Charges
# Waste Charges

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped

Jun 27th 2017, 6:22 PM 62,800 Views 63 Comments

The controversial pay-by-weight scheme has been replaced with this new regime.

# bin-charges - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement
# The Limit
# The Limit

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement

May 21st 2017, 6:45 AM 68,222 Views 66 Comments

It comes after the pay-by-weight scheme was delayed last year.

# bin-charges - Sunday 11 December, 2016

How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution'
# Recycle
# Recycle

How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution'

Dec 11th 2016, 7:10 AM 9,893 Views 46 Comments

The minister said he is open to suggestions as to how apartment dwellers could be encouraged to recycle.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister

Dec 6th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,965 Views 41 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said a pricing regime is yet to be agreed with the waste sector.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out

Jun 28th 2016, 8:08 PM 28,916 Views 54 Comments

A year-long industry-wide price freeze was announced last week.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you
# Freeze On Charges
# Freeze On Charges

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you

Jun 21st 2016, 7:21 PM 20,511 Views 60 Comments

Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.

Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year
# Controversy
# Controversy

Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year

Jun 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 23,586 Views 94 Comments

The Irish Waste Management Association has agreed a number of measures it says “will alleviate consumer concerns” over bin charges.

# bin-charges - Monday 20 June, 2016

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

Jun 20th 2016, 8:27 PM 32,451 Views 175 Comments

The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.

# bin-charges - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week

Jun 18th 2016, 11:57 AM 22,245 Views 150 Comments

The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.

# bin-charges - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'
# Waste Companies
# Waste Companies

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'

Jun 16th 2016, 8:05 PM 45,622 Views 197 Comments

“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

Jun 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 53,631 Views 194 Comments

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

# bin-charges - Monday 1 February, 2016

New bin charges will see individual bags banned
# New Bin Charges
# New Bin Charges

New bin charges will see individual bags banned

Feb 1st 2016, 12:20 PM 64,027 Views 175 Comments

Councils will have the power to allow people living in areas unsuitable for wheelie bin collection be able to use them.

# bin-charges - 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.

# bin-charges - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Greyhound to collect on Dublin City Council bin bills
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Greyhound to collect on Dublin City Council bin bills

May 9th 2012, 9:37 AM 2,600 Views 4 Comments

A dispute over Data Protection issues has been settled and bills will be issued immediately.

# bin-charges - Friday 9 March, 2012

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year
# One Year In
# One Year In

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year

Mar 9th 2012, 8:30 PM 5,842 Views 2 Comments

Septic tanks, dry-cleaning receipts and Michael D’s knees – just some of the strange things we never thought we’d obsess about in a political context… but we do now.

# bin-charges - 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.

# bin-charges - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Councillor criticises 'disruption and confusion' of Dublin bin changeover
# Bin Collection
# Bin Collection

Councillor criticises 'disruption and confusion' of Dublin bin changeover

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:04 PM 4,304 Views 26 Comments

Sinn Féin Cllr Mícheál Mac Donncha said the council had failed to negotiate the handover properly with private operators Greyhound.

# bin-charges - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nov 29th 2011, 8:32 AM 3,475 Views 7 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Eurozone ministers prepare for crunch summit, former NI secretary’s computer may have been hacked, two more years of Trap, and Playboy sued for sexual discrimination… by men