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#Waste Collection

# waste-collection - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'It's archaic that we've side-by-side competition': Dublin City Council pushes for single waste collection
# Waste Collection
# Waste Collection

'It's archaic that we've side-by-side competition': Dublin City Council pushes for single waste collection

Jul 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 36,629 Views 71 Comments

Councillors voted last week to kick-start a process aimed at taking waste collection back into public ownership.

# waste-collection - Saturday 22 June, 2019

It would cost Dublin City Council €29 million per year to resume household waste collection, council says
# Waste Collection
# Waste Collection

It would cost Dublin City Council €29 million per year to resume household waste collection, council says

Jun 22nd 2019, 6:30 AM 34,168 Views 117 Comments

The council stopped household waste collection in 2012.

# waste-collection - Friday 28 September, 2018

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market

Sep 28th 2018, 7:48 AM 12,151 Views 42 Comments

The average home now pays €230-€280 a year in waste collection charges.

# waste-collection - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban
# Green Bins
# Green Bins

Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban

Mar 14th 2018, 10:08 AM 26,198 Views 157 Comments

The company said it will be charging 80 cents per lift and 4.5 cents per kilogramme.

# waste-collection - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Decision on €160 million Cork incinerator deferred for a tenth time
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

Decision on €160 million Cork incinerator deferred for a tenth time

Feb 27th 2018, 12:22 PM 8,771 Views 20 Comments

An Bord Pleanala says a decision will be made within three months.

# waste-collection - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges
# Waste Fees
# Waste Fees

Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges

Sep 9th 2017, 7:39 PM 12,072 Views 43 Comments

The government announced a price monitoring group would be set-up to ensure waste collectors do not hike up their prices.

# waste-collection - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement
# The Limit
# The Limit

Bin companies have started to charge for heavy bins without the government's agreement

May 21st 2017, 6:45 AM 67,901 Views 65 Comments

It comes after the pay-by-weight scheme was delayed last year.

# waste-collection - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister

Dec 6th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,962 Views 42 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said a pricing regime is yet to be agreed with the waste sector.

# waste-collection - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 8th 2014, 5:38 PM 5,805 Views 2 Comments

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

# waste-collection - Friday 27 June, 2014

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work

Jun 27th 2014, 2:35 PM 14,167 Views 51 Comments

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

# waste-collection - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas
# Recycling
# Recycling

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 2,274 Views 12 Comments

Repak said Irish households will go through 5 million boxes of chocolates and 50 million bottles of beer this festive season.

# waste-collection - Sunday 11 November, 2012

€15 million investment leads to 35 jobs for the City Bin Co
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

€15 million investment leads to 35 jobs for the City Bin Co

Nov 11th 2012, 1:38 PM 5,591 Views 12 Comments

The waste collection operator said the jobs will bump up its workforce by 50 per cent.

# waste-collection - Saturday 23 June, 2012

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.

# waste-collection - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Greyhound tells government: subsidise us for collecting Dublin bins

Feb 29th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,328 Views 63 Comments

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.

# waste-collection - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Councillor criticises 'disruption and confusion' of Dublin bin changeover
# Bin Collection
# Bin Collection

Councillor criticises 'disruption and confusion' of Dublin bin changeover

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:04 PM 4,304 Views 26 Comments

Sinn Féin Cllr Mícheál Mac Donncha said the council had failed to negotiate the handover properly with private operators Greyhound.

# waste-collection - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Column: We throw a third of our food away - and it's polluting our country
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We throw a third of our food away - and it's polluting our country

Aug 4th 2011, 8:36 AM 38 Views 20 Comments

As famine hits in Somalia, a mind-boggling amount of Irish food is literally piling up in landfills. Tara Connolly explains.