Recycling in the Bathroom

Recycling in the Bathroom

There is no doubt that Irish households have massively improved when it comes to recycling items in the kitchen.  There are however other areas in the home which are often overlooked when it comes to properly segregating waste.  Today, we will look at the bathroom and give you some handy tips as to how you can increase your recycling rate!

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Are your family tuned into Pay By Weight?

Since the electrification of Ireland, households have become accustomed to managing their electricity usage to avoid excessive bills.  The mere thought of forgetting to turn off an immersion has resulted in many family days out being cut short to hurry home and check!  The government’s introduction of Pay by Weight bin collection aims to drive similarly usage focused behaviours in terms of waste disposal.  Here are some key facts you should be aware of.

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Dealing with Hazardous Waste in your Home


Hazardous Waste Material



Some of the household products we use on a daily basis can be potentially hazardous to ourselves, our family and our pets. Items like household cleaners, batteries, light bulbs and paint all contain hazardous substances that need to be stored and disposed of in the correct manner. Read more

Tips to reduce paper and print costs in the office!

Reduce paper and print costs in the office

With the introduction of pay by weight waste collection, households throughout the country are making a concerted effort to cut down and segregate their waste properly.

These efforts can easily be translated into the workplace which is where most of us spend most of the day. Reducing waste in the workplace can have a significant impact on the environment and on business overheads.

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Battery Waste Disposal Guide

Battery safe disposal and recycling with Barna Recycling

Welcome back to our blog series.  Our hot topic for this month is battery waste disposal in your home. People today are using more and more batteries than ever before, whether it be in your phone, TV remote or your laptop.   Read more

Top Tips for Using Your Recycling Bin

Tips for using your recycling bin

Welcome back to our blog series on helping you reduce household waste.  From the 1st of July every household in the country will pay for bin collection on a pay by weight basis so reducing the weight in your bins has a financial benefit for your household.  In today’s blog post, we address our six top tip for using your recycling bin wisely!

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Helping You Reduce Household Waste

Waste Less and Save

In light of the introduction of new government legislation all households in the country will be paying for their waste on a pay by weight basis from the 1st of July onwards.
Pay by Weight is based on the principle of “the more you waste, the more you pay.”  In practice, this also means that if you waste less, you will be rewarded by paying less.
So, “how do we waste less?” we hear you ask! At Barna Recycling, we have decided to provide you with a regular blogpost full of helpful tips on how you can reduce your household waste! Read our first blogpost on smart meal planning and shopping to reduce food waste!

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