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#What a waste

# what-a-waste - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'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.

# what-a-waste - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

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.

# what-a-waste - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

# what-a-waste - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

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.

# what-a-waste - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.

# what-a-waste - Thursday 18 September, 2014

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.

# what-a-waste - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Over half of septic tanks fail inspections

The EPA says that most failures are down to poor maintenance.