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# dumping - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'Really disappointing', 'it's not right': Dumping in Dublin has increased during the Covid-19 shutdown

Local authorities in the cities of Dublin, Galway, and Waterford have reported increases in illegal dumping in the past three weeks.

# dumping - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we’ve looked at the country going plastic free before the end of the next decade.

# dumping - Monday 1 April, 2019

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping

This year’s funding represents a 50% increase.

# dumping - Monday 23 July, 2018

The government is giving €200k to local councils to hold mattress amnesties

“It’s ludicrous – you have amnesties for knives and guns – not bloody mattress amnesties,” one councillor said.

# dumping - Saturday 14 July, 2018

'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell

Volunteers who have been clearing the litter have found whole campsites left behind by people who stayed overnight.

# dumping - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Already this year, eight fines have been given out to people identified after council staff searched rubbish bags.

# dumping - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Prosecutions for illegal dumping expected after covert CCTV operations in Wicklow and Dublin

These operations were run by the Pure project, which has been running for the last ten years.

# dumping - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'You have to fight for them to do anything': North Dublin residents slam council over illegal dumping

Residents have been told the laneway is not the responsibility of the council.

# dumping - Friday 18 August, 2017

Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers

The council said the aim of checkpoints in Baldoyle was to identify unauthorised and bogus refuse collectors and their clients.

# dumping - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping

It will happen on a pilot basis.

# dumping - Monday 19 June, 2017

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn

“Some people just put rubbish on the street because they know the council will come and take it away.”

# dumping - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Recycling: 'This can't go on. I want refundable deposits on bottles and cans. It can be done'

The schemes that work in other countries can work here too, writes Victoria White.

# dumping - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste

“There was a failure to put in place any plans to deal with this – now Wicklow will become a dumping ground because of this failure.”

# dumping - Monday 6 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ghosting is the coldest way to dump someone - but what is it? Casper This post contains a poll

Ghosting is the coldest way to dump someone - but what is it?

You’re as cold as ice, you’re willing to sacrifice our love…

# dumping - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours Rubbish Behaviour

# dumping - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins

A local councillor says removing bins is not the way to discourage illegal dumping.

# dumping - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture

De-cluttering your house can be more difficult than it seems.

# dumping - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

# dumping - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden

Needles, dead birds, and shopping trolleys: just some of the stuff that you’ll need to clean as a litter warden in Dublin.

# dumping - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

We're dumping less waste in landfills - but also recycling less

The EPA warns that we’re still at risk of not meeting the 2016 target for diverting waste from landfills.

# dumping - Friday 28 February, 2014

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday

The changes mean that rubbish will be collected by all companies on specific days in certain areas.

# dumping - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping

The council’s litter action group is to begin a fresh crackdown in 2014, calling to the homes of people suspected of illegal dumping.

# dumping - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping

Glasnevin-based councillor Paul McAuliffe said the council does not have the resources to police many of the bye-laws it creates.

# dumping - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

# dumping - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin Rubbish This post contains videos

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

A local resident of the Summer St North area has created a video showing the mounds of illegally-dumped rubbish bags and discarded items in the north inner city area.

# dumping - Sunday 23 June, 2013

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin

The Dublin City Council’s Beta Project is inviting people to have their say on how illegal dumping can tackled.

# dumping - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

The council’s litter action group presented the report to the Town Council this afternoon, and said that landlords were also very keen to co-operate with them on the issue.

# dumping - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Refund scheme for alcohol containers 'could reduce illegal dumping'

An Athy councillor says that introducing a refund deposit scheme would see fewer people dumping cans and bottles.

# dumping - Monday 22 April, 2013

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December

In addition, a newly-formed task group issued 103 fines after surveying sites and investigating dumped bags.

# dumping - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem Dirty Dublin This post contains images

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem

The Dublin Litter Blog showcases the overstuffed bags, rubbish and random items illegally dumped on the capital’s streets.

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Dublin City Council wants the law to be amended so this can happen. It has already formed an investigative group that was behind the recommendation to temporarily halt rubbish collection in part of Dublin’s north inner city.

# dumping - Friday 12 April, 2013

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Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

# dumping - Friday 22 March, 2013

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

# dumping - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping

Dublin City Council has applied for permission to dump material excavated from the Long Sea Outfall Tunnel into part of Dublin Bay.

# dumping - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Three hefty fines were imposed by Ennis District Court last week as a result of fly-tipping and other illegal activities.

# dumping - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge How to...clean the whole world Cleaning This post contains videos

How to...clean the whole world

The World Cleanup 2012 has kicked off across three continents with thousands of volunteers expected to turn out to clean up their countries.

# dumping - Monday 23 January, 2012

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'

Dublin City councillors are angry with the city managers over how the bin collection service was privatised, saying residents are confused over what’s happening.