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#Consumer habits

# consumer-habits - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Disposable fashion and take-away coffee cups: Are you part of the throwaway culture?

We need to take back our consumer power and start talking about the impact our throwaway culture is having on the planet, writes Sundara O’Higgins.

# consumer-habits - Sunday 18 August, 2013

The plastic bag levy has raised over €200 million since 2002

Figures from the Department of the Environment show a fall in plastic bag usage and therefore the amount of tax taken in recent years.