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Pay-by-weight bin charges idea to be abandoned

Pay-by-weight bin charges idea to be abandoned

Plans to introduce pay-by-weight bin charges from next month have been abandoned, according to reports. Communications Minister Denis Naughten is to tell the Cabinet today that a system which charges per kilogram of waste dumped is "inflexible" and will not work. The issue caused huge…
Waste levels fall by 20% in Ireland

Waste levels fall by 20% in Ireland

The amount of solid waste produced in Ireland has dropped by almost 20% in the past six years, according to a new report by the Environmental Protection Agency. The level of household waste produced in Ireland has also fallen below the European Union average. At…