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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Chewing Gum

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Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum
There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.
If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault
She called on the media industry to change in the MacTaggart lecture.
Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland
Those who litter have been urged to exercise personal responsibility.
6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow
Don’t sit beside me if there are other free seats on the bus. Just don’t do it.
This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it
The gum wall is considered something of a landmark in Seattle.
This liquid-filled bubble gum in a Wexford store might put you off your dinner
Mmm, delicious camel balls…?
The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover
As in, a person to remove chewing gum.
Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?
Anyone? Bueller?
Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?
Or longer? Is that piece that you swallowed when you were six still there?
'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country
This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.
Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150)
This is year two of a three-year campaign – and last year saw a 28 per cent reduction in gum litter nationally.
New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market
Revolymer says its Rev7 gum is removable and degradable, and can be easily cleaned from streets or clothes.
12 companies which originally sold entirely different products
What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…
Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum
Irish Business Against Litter says it supports Phil Hogan’s proposal for a gum tax, warning that any tax needs to be steep.
Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town
Although shopkeepers have rejected the idea, Fine Gael councillor Gerry Reilly wants the town to examine plans to outlaw chewing gum.
Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum
Prof Elke Arendt has developed a process for creating biodegradable chewing gum – which does not stick to other surfaces.
Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"
Cigarette butts, fast food wrappings and chewing gum are again the biggest sources of litter around Ireland.