November 2017

Introducing Your New Household Recycling List

There is still a lot of confusion surrounding what can and cannot be recycled in Ireland, so to assist people in making the right decisions, The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and the Irish Waste Management Association has worked together to produce a list of materials that are acceptable nationally for recycling.

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The Benefits of Compost and Composting at Home

A campaign run by the three Regional Waste Management Offices found that organic and food waste can attribute up to 33% of household waste produced. Disposing of your organic waste correctly can significantly reduce the amount of waste in your general waste bin.

This campaign’s aim was to raise awareness and get people in Ireland to begin to reassess how they dispose of their food waste. Householders in Ireland were asked to consider how they can reduce their food waste and to make use of the brown bin which is available in areas where population centres are greater than 500 persons.

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