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#Plastic Bags

# plastic-bags - Friday 10 August, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of single-use plastic bags entirely? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of single-use plastic bags entirely?

New Zealand has become the latest in a line of more than 60 countries to ban the bags outright. Should we follow suit?

# plastic-bags - Monday 5 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge English people are hilariously freaking out about the plastic bag levy Baggy

English people are hilariously freaking out about the plastic bag levy

Yes, the one that Ireland has had for 13 years. That one.

# plastic-bags - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Plastic bag onesies have become an actual trend in Taiwan Rubberbandits Onesie

Plastic bag onesies have become an actual trend in Taiwan

Like a Rubberbandits version of a onesie, except even weirder.

# plastic-bags - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

# plastic-bags - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch this curious cat get an awful fright from a plastic bag Surprise

Watch this curious cat get an awful fright from a plastic bag

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag? This cat does.

# plastic-bags - Friday 5 September, 2014

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.

# plastic-bags - 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.

# plastic-bags - Friday 30 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Rubberbandits reveal themselves! Unmasked

Rubberbandits reveal themselves!

Rubberbandits, sans plastic bags.

# plastic-bags - Sunday 23 September, 2012

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now Freebies This post contains images

9 things that used to be free... but aren't now

Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.

# plastic-bags - Thursday 24 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge LA bans plastic… bags not surgery PLASTI-TAX

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

# plastic-bags - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Plastic bag levy on way to Northern Ireland

A similar – but more expensive – levy has been in place in the Republic of Ireland since 2002.

# plastic-bags - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Calls for clarification as Dunnes Stores loses plastic bag levy case

The supermarket chain today lost its court battle to overturn a tax assessment for €36.4 million.

# plastic-bags - Friday 31 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: New Year’s Eve

Bertie Ahern announces his plans to step down from politics; The government considers lowering the age of consent; and water restrictions are eased in some parts of the country for New Year’s Eve.