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#Landfill

# landfill - Monday 11 February, 2019

Concern over proposal for 'massive' increase in waste intake at Meath landfill
# Knockharley
# Knockharley

Concern over proposal for 'massive' increase in waste intake at Meath landfill

Feb 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,197 Views 7 Comments

The planning application proposes an increase in the waste intake from 88,000 tonnes a year to 440,000 a year.

# landfill - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister
# Reduce And Reuse
# Reduce And Reuse

Ireland is approaching an emergency waste landfill situation, warns minister

Oct 4th 2018, 7:15 AM 21,476 Views 71 Comments

A memo is to be brought to Cabinet outlining a zero-tolerance approach to single-use plastics in government and State-funded buildings.

# landfill - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'Compostable cup for your coffee sound good? It all depends on where it ends up'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Compostable cup for your coffee sound good? It all depends on where it ends up'

Aug 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,821 Views 19 Comments

Recyclable and compostable options are only truly beneficial if they end up, and are processed, in the correct waste facility, writes industry expert Brian O’Sullivan.

# landfill - Monday 12 June, 2017

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber
# Crucial Evidence
# Crucial Evidence

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber

Jun 12th 2017, 7:33 AM 10,965 Views 9 Comments

Images of barrels stored in his car have also been released.

# landfill - Sunday 7 May, 2017

A 75-year-old diver is stalling waste-dumping plans from Ireland's largest company
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

A 75-year-old diver is stalling waste-dumping plans from Ireland's largest company

May 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 22,608 Views 27 Comments

CRH subsidiary Roadstone has been delayed from filling a disused quarry with construction refuse.

# landfill - Friday 3 March, 2017

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast
# Former Landfill
# Former Landfill

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 13,627 Views 12 Comments

It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.

# landfill - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Calls for Government to follow France and ban plastic cups and forks
# For Fork's Sake
# For Fork's Sake

Calls for Government to follow France and ban plastic cups and forks

Sep 27th 2016, 5:23 PM 16,726 Views 48 Comments

The French Government recently became the first to ban plastic cups, cutlery and plates from 2020.

# landfill - Monday 29 June, 2015

Is Ireland a 'genuinely filthy nation'?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is Ireland a 'genuinely filthy nation'?

Jun 29th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,524 Views 80 Comments

We’re fond of saying that, when the sun shines, there is nowhere in the world more beautiful than Ireland… But what about our growing litter problem?

# landfill - Friday 29 November, 2013

Man searching for binned €4.8m told there's 'no chance' of finding it
# Bitcoins
From The Daily Edge
# Bitcoins

Man searching for binned €4.8m told there's 'no chance' of finding it

Nov 29th 2013, 6:00 PM 46,911 Views 59 Comments

James Howells accidentally binned $7.5m.

# landfill - Friday 26 April, 2013

Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses
# Energy
# Energy

Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses

Apr 26th 2013, 1:23 PM 14,650 Views 50 Comments

Bord na Móna is building a landfill gas power plant at the Drehid facility near Allenwood, with production beginning next year.

# landfill - Monday 1 October, 2012

Household recycling rates up 7 per cent on last year
# Recycling Week
# Recycling Week

Household recycling rates up 7 per cent on last year

Oct 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 3,774 Views 11 Comments

In the past 15 years, we’ve recycled 651,000 tonnes of waste in Ireland, six times the amount recycled in 1998.

# landfill - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Explainer: How do you turn a landfill into a park?
# Landfill
# Landfill

Explainer: How do you turn a landfill into a park?

Sep 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,851 Views 24 Comments

Waterford has one, and Cork will have one soon: A former landfill that is now a huge park. But how do you turn a huge mound of rubbish into a green space?

# landfill - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Landfill levy set for additional increase in July 2013
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Landfill levy set for additional increase in July 2013

Aug 5th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,052 Views 25 Comments

Levy to deter landfill use and increase recycling increased by 30 per cent last month – but Phil Hogan says plans are in place for another increase next summer.

# landfill - Friday 1 June, 2012

Over 75,000 disposable BBQs will be used in 2012
# Recycle
# Recycle

Over 75,000 disposable BBQs will be used in 2012

Jun 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 2,403 Views 10 Comments

Repak wants consumers to think of the ‘forgotten recyclables’ from barbecue season over the June bank holiday.

# landfill - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 5th 2012, 11:00 AM 59 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# landfill - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled
# Superdump
# Superdump

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled

Dec 13th 2011, 3:18 PM 2,574 Views 20 Comments

The controversial landfill in Lusk which was first proposed in 1997 had been opposed by the local community.

# landfill - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

State's €4million bill for bringing Irish waste home from North
# Illegal Waste
# Illegal Waste

State's €4million bill for bringing Irish waste home from North

Aug 24th 2011, 7:29 AM 455 Views 14 Comments

Around 10,000 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish is being excavated from a quarry just north of the Border.

# landfill - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Column: We throw a third of our food away - and it's polluting our country
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We throw a third of our food away - and it's polluting our country

Aug 4th 2011, 8:36 AM 48 Views 20 Comments

As famine hits in Somalia, a mind-boggling amount of Irish food is literally piling up in landfills. Tara Connolly explains.