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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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