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# plastic-bags - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Government body quashes claims that Direct Provision residents were served meals in plastic bag
# Salthill
# Salthill

Government body quashes claims that Direct Provision residents were served meals in plastic bag

Nov 23rd 2021, 1:39 PM 46,047 Views 0 Comments

“Food is not served to residents in plastic bags,” a spokesperson for the International Protection Accommodation Service said.

# plastic-bags - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options
# Shopping
# Shopping

Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options

Oct 29th 2019, 1:23 PM 13,443 Views 34 Comments

From January, all loose fruit and vegetable single-use plastic bags will be compostable.

# plastic-bags - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 10th 2018, 9:35 AM 35,175 Views 66 Comments

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

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

English people are hilariously freaking out about the plastic bag levy

Oct 5th 2015, 9:54 AM 6,629 Views 7 Comments

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

# plastic-bags - Friday 4 September, 2015

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

Plastic bag onesies have become an actual trend in Taiwan

Sep 4th 2015, 8:26 PM 7,302 Views 5 Comments

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

# plastic-bags - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

22c for a plastic bag? California has gone a step further and banned them altogether
# Do You Ever Feel...?
# Do You Ever Feel...?

22c for a plastic bag? California has gone a step further and banned them altogether

Oct 1st 2014, 9:49 AM 11,474 Views 26 Comments

No more, ‘Paper or Plastic?’

# plastic-bags - Saturday 13 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 13th 2014, 9:05 AM 4,280 Views 1 Comment

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
# Save The World
# Save The World

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Sep 5th 2014, 9:03 AM 8,635 Views 28 Comments

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
# Bag Tax
# Bag Tax

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

Aug 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,394 Views 55 Comments

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

Rubberbandits reveal themselves!
# Unmasked
From The Daily Edge
# Unmasked

Rubberbandits reveal themselves!

Nov 30th 2012, 9:23 AM 33,962 Views 28 Comments

Rubberbandits, sans plastic bags.

# plastic-bags - Sunday 23 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 31,528 Views 59 Comments

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

# plastic-bags - Thursday 24 May, 2012

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

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

May 24th 2012, 9:25 PM 3,980 Views 9 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

Plastic bag levy on way to Northern Ireland

Jan 31st 2012, 9:03 AM 1,330 Views 19 Comments

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
# Plastic Bags
# Plastic Bags

Calls for clarification as Dunnes Stores loses plastic bag levy case

Dec 13th 2011, 4:56 PM 7,320 Views 0 Comments

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

# plastic-bags - Friday 31 December, 2010