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How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland
# Smart Bins
# Smart Bins

How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland

Jan 1st 2017, 9:00 PM 61,718 Views 27 Comments

Well over half of its area is completely unpolluted by litter, well ahead of its nearest competitors.

People trying to 'covertly evade bin charges' are making our towns and cities dirtier
# Not So Tidy Towns
# Not So Tidy Towns

People trying to 'covertly evade bin charges' are making our towns and cities dirtier

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:41 AM 16,815 Views 90 Comments

A new survey says that, while most areas are generally clean, there is a “worrying slippage” in towns and cities.

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland
# Load Of Rubbish
# Load Of Rubbish

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland

Sep 5th 2016, 12:01 PM 40,245 Views 67 Comments

Sweet papers were the most common form of litter on our streets, followed by fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and chewing gum.

Poll: Should litter louts be named and shamed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should litter louts be named and shamed?

Apr 28th 2016, 10:20 AM 22,649 Views 70 Comments

Dublin City Council are reportedly set to extend a campaign of litter shaming to rubbish black spots in the capital.

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Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines
# Black Bags
# Black Bags

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines

Apr 17th 2015, 1:54 PM 9,058 Views 27 Comments

And a councillor thinks it could cause reputational damage.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 12th 2016, 11:10 PM 16,874 Views 0 Comments

Another twist in the Luas dispute, more government talks and the death of David Gest.

Is Dublin City Council doing enough to clean up the city?
# Working 24/7
# Working 24/7

Is Dublin City Council doing enough to clean up the city?

Jul 14th 2015, 12:59 PM 11,189 Views 59 Comments

“To suggest … that Dublin City Council is complacent fails to recognise the scale of the challenge.”

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours
# Rubbish Behaviour
From The Daily Edge
# Rubbish Behaviour

Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours

Jan 28th 2015, 5:59 PM 38,930 Views 56 Comments

They’ve had enough.

Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 16,014 Views 55 Comments

“Everybody is fed up with littering on our streets and at Halloween it happens on an industrial scale.”

Boy who fell in pothole in his garden awarded €10,000
# Civil Court
# Civil Court

Boy who fell in pothole in his garden awarded €10,000

Dec 9th 2015, 6:04 PM 34,659 Views 84 Comments

He broke his left wrist in the fall.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:55 PM 20,828 Views 12 Comments

A new political party, Valerie Greaney’s funeral and sexual allegations made against Prince Andrew have everyone talking.

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun
# Flytipping
# Flytipping

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun

Jan 2nd 2015, 5:57 PM 12,967 Views 41 Comments

They are set for demolition in June of this year.

Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins

Jan 14th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,838 Views 43 Comments

A local councillor says removing bins is not the way to discourage illegal dumping.

Dublin Port wants to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste off Howth. Some people aren't too happy...
# The Big Revamp
# The Big Revamp

Dublin Port wants to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste off Howth. Some people aren't too happy...

Aug 17th 2015, 12:04 PM 25,627 Views 68 Comments

Scuba divers say it could have a major impact on the environment – and there’s concern the move hasn’t been publicised properly.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nov 21st 2013, 8:55 AM 8,629 Views 1 Comment

It’s almost Friday and here is everything you need to know as you start your Thursday.

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

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

Feb 20th 2014, 4:50 PM 9,813 Views 50 Comments

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

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping

Dec 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,500 Views 24 Comments

The council’s litter action group is to begin a fresh crackdown in 2014, calling to the homes of people suspected of illegal dumping.

Dublin’s north inner city is a lot cleaner and no longer a litter blackspot
# Bin It
# Bin It

Dublin’s north inner city is a lot cleaner and no longer a litter blackspot

Jan 5th 2015, 10:32 AM 8,286 Views 22 Comments

85% of our towns and cities were clean to European norms last year

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden
# Talking Rubbish
# Talking Rubbish

Dirty old town: Here's what you have to clean up as a Dublin litter warden

May 13th 2014, 10:31 AM 15,939 Views 40 Comments

Needles, dead birds, and shopping trolleys: just some of the stuff that you’ll need to clean as a litter warden in Dublin.

The Evening Fix...now with added spinning
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

The Evening Fix...now with added spinning

Apr 12th 2013, 7:50 PM 5,663 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes

Oct 10th 2013, 6:50 AM 7,182 Views 36 Comments

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

Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council
# Waste
# Waste

Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council

Jun 30th 2013, 1:05 PM 10,669 Views 61 Comments

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

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'

Apr 28th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,038 Views 39 Comments

Plus: Is Dublin City Council using CCTV to monitor dumping?

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin
# Fix Your City
# Fix Your City

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:15 AM 26,325 Views 98 Comments

The Dublin City Council’s Beta Project is inviting people to have their say on how illegal dumping can tackled.

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,571 Views 124 Comments

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

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead
# Controversial
# Controversial

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

Sep 5th 2014, 8:18 PM 11,406 Views 58 Comments

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

'Enforcement team' could crack down on illegal rubbish in Dublin
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

'Enforcement team' could crack down on illegal rubbish in Dublin

Jul 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 3,540 Views 23 Comments

The team would be part of the crackdown on illegal dumping in the city. Discussions are ongoing in Dublin City Council.

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

May 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,299 Views 33 Comments

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.

Council could 'take action' if tenants don't prove they dump rubbish legally
# Trash Talk
# Trash Talk

Council could 'take action' if tenants don't prove they dump rubbish legally

Jun 30th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,226 Views 24 Comments

It is believed that just over half of council tenants sent letters asking them how they dispose of their rubbish have responded.

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

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

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,510 Views 62 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 6th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,174 Views 54 Comments

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

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping
# Dumping
# Dumping

Council to look at increasing staff to tackle illegal dumping

Nov 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 7,657 Views 52 Comments

Glasnevin-based councillor Paul McAuliffe said the council does not have the resources to police many of the bye-laws it creates.

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

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

Apr 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,776 Views 31 Comments

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.

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping
# Dublin Bay
# Dublin Bay

Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping

Jan 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,482 Views 18 Comments

Dublin City Council has applied for permission to dump material excavated from the Long Sea Outfall Tunnel into part of Dublin Bay.

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Apr 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,314 Views 40 Comments

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.

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords
# Black Bagged
# Black Bagged

500 doors knocked on as Dublin litter crackdown targets landlords

Feb 25th 2014, 10:55 AM 11,563 Views 51 Comments

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

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 5,406 Views 29 Comments

In addition, a newly-formed task group issued 103 fines after surveying sites and investigating dumped bags.

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday
# Binned
# Binned

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday

Feb 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,444 Views 26 Comments

The changes mean that rubbish will be collected by all companies on specific days in certain areas.

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally

Apr 30th 2013, 12:02 PM 8,163 Views 46 Comments

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.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Feb 28th 2014, 8:48 AM 7,817 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.