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

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

Apr 14th 2013, 9:54 AM 11,278 Views 120 Comments

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

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem
# Dirty Dublin
# Dirty Dublin

Blog shines spotlight on Dublin city's illegal dumping problem

Apr 14th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,203 Views 50 Comments

The Dublin Litter Blog showcases the overstuffed bags, rubbish and random items illegally dumped on the capital’s streets.

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 14,850 Views 58 Comments

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.

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times

Jul 1st 2013, 10:38 AM 12,738 Views 25 Comments

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.

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Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping
# Litterbugs
# Litterbugs

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

Jun 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 9,050 Views 92 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 23rd 2012, 4:50 PM 10,587 Views 45 Comments

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

'Fix Your Street' website to be rolled out nationally by end of year
# Fix Your STreet
# Fix Your STreet

'Fix Your Street' website to be rolled out nationally by end of year

Oct 16th 2012, 4:13 PM 9,091 Views 25 Comments

The website allowing people to report graffiti, leaks, litter, dumping and more will be available in the coming months.

Local councillor says Dublin City is 'turning into a dump'
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# In Pictures

Local councillor says Dublin City is 'turning into a dump'

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 12,039 Views 65 Comments

Steve Wrenn wants the City Manager to tackle the problem of illegal dumping.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 19th 2012, 8:40 AM 5,354 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

80% of Irish towns 'as clean' as European average
# Litter
# Litter

80% of Irish towns 'as clean' as European average

Jan 7th 2013, 7:37 AM 4,293 Views 30 Comments

More than 80 per cent of Irish towns are clean or cleaner than the European average – but Dublin’s north inner city has been branded a blackspot.

Receiver appointed to Greenstar Waste management
# Greenstar
# Greenstar

Receiver appointed to Greenstar Waste management

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:52 PM 7,767 Views 16 Comments

Company employs 800 people and provides waste services to 80,000 households.

Tourists greeted by litter blackspots around Dublin Airport
# Dirty Isle
# Dirty Isle

Tourists greeted by litter blackspots around Dublin Airport

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:32 AM 4,712 Views 33 Comments

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

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'
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# Bins

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'

Jan 23rd 2012, 10:35 AM 3,790 Views 17 Comments

Dublin City councillors are angry with the city managers over how the bin collection service was privatised, saying residents are confused over what’s happening.

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

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

Feb 14th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,692 Views 55 Comments

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

So what DID cause Monday night’s floods?
# Flooding
# Flooding

So what DID cause Monday night’s floods?

Oct 27th 2011, 7:41 PM 9,499 Views 39 Comments

Theories abound as local authorities, businesses and ordinary citizens count the cost of one evening’s deluge.