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# rubbish - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Video: Angry mob throws Ukrainian MP into bin

Then throws a tyre at him. As you do.

# rubbish - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons FOI

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons

The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.

# rubbish - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

# rubbish - Monday 1 September, 2014

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# rubbish - Thursday 14 August, 2014

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

Joan Collins and two Dublin councillors have been ordered to stop the blockade – but workers have vowed to continue to picket.

# rubbish - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Infographic: Here's how a Sainsbury's store will run on rubbish

Supermarket branch will use food waste to make methane gas and generate enough electricity to power the store.

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.

# rubbish - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Both sides remain at loggerheads in Greyhound dispute as minister notes 'bitterness'

Richard Bruton says the future of the industry must be considered.

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers

Not true says SIPTU, who also say the dispute is a lock out.

# rubbish - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Greyhound says workers are deliberately jumping in front of vans. "Absolutely not" says SIPTU...

A SIPTU shop steward was hit by a van yesterday…

# rubbish - Saturday 28 June, 2014

'Now we have a real chance to make a living wage': Brazil workers upbeat on trash picking

For the world cup, 850 rubbish pickers – or catadores – have been recruited and trained to work in Brazil’s 12 host stadium.

# rubbish - Friday 27 June, 2014

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work

The strike, which began at 6am, centres on a proposed pay cut and cuts to allowances.

# rubbish - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday

By 10am this morning, council cleanup crews had collected more than 200 bags of rubbish from the beach.

# rubbish - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Truck 'strikes Greyhound worker' during unofficial industrial action

Greyhound Household said it has “exhausted all industrial relations avenues”.

# rubbish - Friday 16 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Suspected home explosion turns out to be just a huge mess Hoarders

Suspected home explosion turns out to be just a huge mess

Oh… we’ll just be moving to a different country now.

# rubbish - 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.

# rubbish - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is the note we all want to leave to our rubbish-dumping neighbours Ya Filthy Animal

This is the note we all want to leave to our rubbish-dumping neighbours

This Dublin-based ‘nice neighbour’ took action.

# rubbish - 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.

# rubbish - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords

The council can bring landlords to court if they’re found to not be complying with litter laws.

# rubbish - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Illegal rubbish dumpers told: "Dublin City Council is coming after you"

A Dublin councillor said that landlords need to have adequate facilities for their tenants when dumping.

# rubbish - Monday 6 January, 2014

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years

A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.

# rubbish - 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.

# rubbish - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 very lazy things you definitely do all the time Lazybones

9 very lazy things you definitely do all the time

You’re probably going to skim this post, aren’t you? So lazy.

# rubbish - Monday 14 October, 2013

Irish men hoard more stuff than Irish women, says survey

64 per cent of people say they don’t like to throw things away, while over 23 per cent openly admitted that they are hoarders.

# rubbish - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Who recycles more - northsiders or southsiders?

A new survey by Greyhound of Dublin users shows that one area in particular has a recycling rate of just 23.7 per cent.

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes

Certain Dublin City Council staff can now question residents, as part of their crackdown on illegal rubbish dumping.

# rubbish - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes

How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.

# rubbish - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

London orders rubbish bins to stop collecting smartphone data

The high-tech bins have been referred to the privacy watchdog in the UK.

# rubbish - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped

There is still no date for when building will start on the Poolbeg incinerator, which has been in the works for over a decade.

# rubbish - Friday 5 July, 2013

Greyhound says government to blame for new increase in waste collection prices

The government is increasing the levy on how much waste collection companies pay to dump landfill – which means a price increase for Greyhound customers.

# rubbish - Monday 1 July, 2013

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times

Rubbish can’t be put out until after 6pm on the day before it is collected in Dublin – and waste trucks can only operate from 6am to 9pm in residential areas.

# rubbish - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council

The rubbish collection company is ‘saving Dublin City Council €12m a year’, it said.

# rubbish - 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.

# rubbish - Monday 24 June, 2013

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter

Phil Hogan also published a report that showed the number of areas deemed to be litter-free in 2012 is at the highest levels ever achieved.

# rubbish - Monday 10 June, 2013

Beach-goers asked to bring home their rubbish - not dump it Litter This post contains a poll

Beach-goers asked to bring home their rubbish - not dump it

The beach at Myrtleville in Cork had large bags of rubbish dumped near the litter bins yesterday.

# rubbish - 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.

# rubbish - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Poll: Would you welcome a refund scheme for empty bottles and cans? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a refund scheme for empty bottles and cans?

A Labour Party councillor has called for a cash for cans and bottles scheme to help curb illegal dumping.

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.

# rubbish - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally

The tenants in the north inner city area will be contacted by the council within the next few weeks and asked to send on proof they are dumping rubbish legitimately.

# rubbish - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

City Council 'will spend €250- €300k to dispose of illegal rubbish'

A councillor says that she and her colleagues were told yesterday it is costing Dublin City Council between €250 – €300,000 a year to collect the illegally dumped rubbish.