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# What a waste

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Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?
Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty recently hit out at the “phenomenal” amount of dog faeces in Irish villages.
'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme
Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.
Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time
Greyhound said the reaction to the new measures has been positive.
'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled
The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.
Ireland's waste market is about to get smaller as Panda is cleared for Greenstar takeover
However parts of Greenstar’s business are expected to be sold to Greyhound.
Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging
Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.
More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant
A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.
Over half of septic tanks fail inspections
The EPA says that most failures are down to poor maintenance.