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#Rubbish

# rubbish - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Poll: Should illegal rubbish dumpers be 'named and shamed'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should illegal rubbish dumpers be 'named and shamed'?

Dublin City Council hopes to be able to name and shame people who dump rubbish illegally – but it requires a change of law.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Dublin City Council wants the law to be amended so this can happen. It has already formed an investigative group that was behind the recommendation to temporarily halt rubbish collection in part of Dublin’s north inner city.

# rubbish - Friday 12 April, 2013

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

# rubbish - Friday 22 March, 2013

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

# rubbish - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge In pictures: If the rubbish in Galway could talk... Messing Around This post contains images

In pictures: If the rubbish in Galway could talk...

An Italian photographer has been “interviewing” some of the rubbish she’s spotted around Galway city.

# rubbish - Friday 7 December, 2012

Poll: Should householders be charged for recycling bags? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should householders be charged for recycling bags?

Greyhound previously gave Dubliners free bags to put their recycling in – but no more. What do you think?

# rubbish - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Greyhound customers to be charged for recycling from tomorrow

Greyhound customers received a letter today informing them of the charge for recycling bags which will kick in on Friday.

# rubbish - Friday 2 November, 2012

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again

More than five years after the first contract was signed, the deadline for recommencing work at the Poolbeg site has been pushed back again.

# rubbish - 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.

# rubbish - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish Upcycling This post contains videos

Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish

… And he’s not done yet.

# rubbish - Monday 3 September, 2012

Poll: Have you ever personally complained to someone about littering? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever personally complained to someone about littering?

An IBAL report says Ireland’s litter problem is improving – but Dublin’s north inner city and the environs of Dublin Airport are black spots.

Litter Warden: how is your town doing?

Where does your town sit on the latest IBAL Anti-Litter League? Find out here.

Tourists greeted by litter blackspots around Dublin Airport

But a new litter survey has revealed mostly positive results about the Emerald Isle.

# rubbish - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Some 208,000 tonnes of household packaged was recovered last year.

# rubbish - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Drunk man survives being compacted - twice - after sleep in dumpster Trashed

Drunk man survives being compacted - twice - after sleep in dumpster

He emerged with only minor injuries, as the recycling truck wasn’t carrying a full load.

# rubbish - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Landfill levy set for additional increase in July 2013

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.

# rubbish - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Three hefty fines were imposed by Ennis District Court last week as a result of fly-tipping and other illegal activities.

# rubbish - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Increase in Dublin bin charges set to kick in from today

The waste collection companies say that the price rise is to cover the cost of the Government landfill levy.

# rubbish - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From The42 Didier Drogba link to Barcelona 'complete nonsense' according to club president Sandro Rosell Rubbish

Didier Drogba link to Barcelona 'complete nonsense' according to club president Sandro Rosell

The Chelsea legend is off to China afterall.

# rubbish - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Greyhound plan to increase bin charges in Dublin a 'farce'

The waste collection company said it will be increasing prices in Dublin from next week.

# rubbish - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

A local Sinn Féin representative believes that most offenders simply can’t afford to pay domestic bin charges.

# rubbish - Friday 1 June, 2012

Over 75,000 disposable BBQs will be used in 2012 Recycle This post contains videos

Over 75,000 disposable BBQs will be used in 2012

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

# rubbish - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring Return Of The Ring

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring

Workers helped the Massachusetts woman dig through a mountain of smelly household waste – and she got the ring back.

# rubbish - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

From The42 Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield Snooker

Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield

The 25-year-old becomes the latest player to risk the wrath of the World Snooker authorities.

# rubbish - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge How to...clean the whole world Cleaning This post contains videos

How to...clean the whole world

The World Cleanup 2012 has kicked off across three continents with thousands of volunteers expected to turn out to clean up their countries.

# rubbish - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins

The waste collection company has said it will start charging people who can’t afford to pay for the service unless the government covers the €2.8 million cost.

# rubbish - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor

Andrew Montague said that there had not been enough time given to the changeover.

# rubbish - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your evening round-up of the day’s news…

Greyhound warns 18,000 customers that bins will not be collected

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have criticised the company for resorting to “bully tactics”.

# rubbish - Sunday 5 February, 2012

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# rubbish - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Data chiefs launch twin investigations into Greyhound bins transfer

The Data Protection Commissioner wants to see whether Greyhound’s collection of Dublin City Council’s debts is legal.

# rubbish - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

City Manager: Yes, we made mistakes with the Dublin bins

At an emergency meeting of Dublin City Council last night councillors asked the Competition Authority to examine how the privatisation of the waste collection service took place.

# rubbish - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Instalment plan for Dublin bin services welcomed

Greyhound Recycling’s change of heart comes following a number of complaints to local councillors from unhappy residents.

# rubbish - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled

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

# rubbish - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

From The42 IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying Rubbish

IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying

An anonymous English player has claimed that Ireland behaved “much worse” than he and his team-mates did on their infamous night out in Queenstown.

# rubbish - Monday 21 November, 2011

From The42 We're no dopes: Nadal hits back at claims of Spanish cheating Rubbish

We're no dopes: Nadal hits back at claims of Spanish cheating

Rafa Nadal slams Yannick Noah as “totally stupid” following claims of endemic doping among Spanish athletes.

# rubbish - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

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

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