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Poll: Would you recycle items to get a 10-cent refund?

The proposal is being debated before the Dáil tonight at 8.30pm.

At least €1.30 worth of plastic bottles.
At least €1.30 worth of plastic bottles.
Image: Shutterstock/Teerasak Ladnongkhun

DO YOU THINK a 10-cent refund is a good incentive for people to recycle more plastic bottles, glass bottles and cans?

This is a proposal by the Green Party and co-sponsored by the Labour Party, which would aim to reduce waste in Ireland. The government estimates that the proposal would cost around €120 million to roll out.

But would it work? We’re asking you: Would you recycle items for a 10-cent refund?


Poll Results:

Yes, I already recycle (8609)
Yes, I don't recycle much (817)
No (449)
I don't know (112)




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