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# single-use-plastic - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Poll: Do you make efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you make efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy?

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 25,037 Views 68 Comments

An EU directive restricting certain single-use plastic products being placed on the Irish market is now in effect.

# single-use-plastic - Friday 2 July, 2021

Straws, cutlery and cotton buds among single-use plastics banned from tomorrow
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

Straws, cutlery and cotton buds among single-use plastics banned from tomorrow

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:31 PM 79,289 Views 89 Comments

The EU directive was agreed upon in 2019.

# single-use-plastic - Friday 4 September, 2020

Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste

Sep 4th 2020, 1:35 PM 20,108 Views 48 Comments

The five-year plan aims to “place Ireland at the vanguard of EU efforts”.

# single-use-plastic - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Dublin councillor proposes ban on sale of takeaway single-use plastics
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

Dublin councillor proposes ban on sale of takeaway single-use plastics

Feb 13th 2020, 12:56 PM 18,902 Views 48 Comments

The by-law will be available for public consultation soon.

# single-use-plastic - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics
# Nepal
# Nepal

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

Aug 21st 2019, 5:11 PM 10,850 Views 14 Comments

The region receives over 50,000 tourists every year, including climbers and trekkers.

# single-use-plastic - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?

Aug 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 31,187 Views 83 Comments

Awareness of how much plastic we use and throw away in Ireland has been growing in recent years.

# single-use-plastic - Monday 10 June, 2019

Canada is planning to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021
# Recycling
# Recycling

Canada is planning to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

Jun 10th 2019, 5:13 PM 10,118 Views 10 Comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement today.

# single-use-plastic - Friday 4 January, 2019

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws
# Environment
# Environment

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 2:42 PM 27,849 Views 56 Comments

The Green Party has said the ban only addresses “the lowest of the low-hanging fruit”.

# single-use-plastic - Thursday 25 October, 2018

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds

Oct 25th 2018, 10:18 AM 19,442 Views 69 Comments

The parliament said its ban across the EU targets single-use cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers.

# single-use-plastic - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Poll: Do you make efforts to reduce how much single-use plastics you buy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you make efforts to reduce how much single-use plastics you buy?

Oct 7th 2018, 9:57 AM 17,929 Views 47 Comments

Lidl has confirmed that by next year it will have discontinued the sale of single-use plastics in its Irish stores.