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Ireland ‘overreliant on incinceration’ to manage waste

The Irish Times 03 Dec 2021
About half of Ireland’s food waste is estimated to come from the processing and manufacturing sector, with the remainder arising from households (23 per cent) and the commercial sector including restaurants/food service and retail/distribution (32 per cent).
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Ireland ‘overreliant on incineration’ to manage waste

The Irish Times 03 Dec 2021
About half of Ireland’s food waste is estimated to come from the processing and manufacturing sector, with the remainder arising from households (23 per cent) and the commercial sector including restaurants/food service and retail/distribution (32 per cent).
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Rising levels of waste are 'unsustainable' - EPA

RTE 03 Dec 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is calling for urgent action to address Ireland's rising waste volumes and falling recycling rates ... Speaking on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, Ms Rochford said a "considerable amount" of waste is generated from households, ...
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Confiscation order of more than £175,000 granted against Co Down man for illegal waste disposal

Belfast Telegraph 03 Dec 2021
In February 2020, Mr James Morgan of Benagh Road in Newry pleaded guilty to keeping controlled waste in a manner likely to cause pollution and disposing of controlled waste contrary to the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 ... Latest Northern Ireland.
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Waste grows and recycling rate falls as country fails to control rubbish

Irish Independent 03 Dec 2021
Rubbish volumes have risen and recycling rates fallen, according to the latest data, which show Ireland struggling to keep waste under control. The average person generated 628kg of waste each year, an increase of 50kg in just two years and far above the EU average of 502kg.
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Man who raped stepdaughter has part of sentence suspended after anger management pledge

The Irish Times 03 Dec 2021
A man who abused his 12-year-old step daughter has had the final two years of a 15 year sentence suspended after undertaking to actively engage in therapeutic supports including anger management ... Probation service ... Bruised eyes ... Repeatedly slapped ... She said he had not observed that and instead was in Ireland “laying waste” to the young girls life ... .
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May all your Christmases be green: Sustainable dinner, gifts and trees

The Irish Times 01 Dec 2021
Here in Ireland, some well-known faces in the food, home decoration and gift industries feel that it’s also a season of goodwill to our planet ... “In Ireland, almost three tonnes of textile waste is dumped into landfill every five minutes, which is not a sustainable trend.”.
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Melton Hull Energy from Waste Plant, UK

Power Technology 30 Nov 2021
Melton Hull Energy from Waste Plant is a 26MW biopower project ... Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer Biopower 26 – 26 Permitting England, the UK Solar 21 Renewable Energy Ireland.
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Under-21s beat Ireland 2-0 Italy: Qualifying for Euro 2023

Swords Today 30 Nov 2021
In Dublin, on the plateau of Ireland, Italy finds victory again, with pizza bomber Lorenzo Luka breaking the five-day right-sniper and 90s fast in the 30’s first half of the first half ... In more matches today, they beat Bosnia 4-0 – to increase the pace from Ireland, who were trapped in seven.
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‘Shameful’: NI councils waste collection breaches one million tonnes for the first time in a decade

Belfast Telegraph 29 Nov 2021
Indaver UK and Ireland, an European waste management firm which is planning to invest £240m in six councils here to improve waste infrastructure, has insisted the “vast majority” of this energy recovery is currently being achieved “via exporting Northern Ireland waste at great ...
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Rising living costs 'crippling people in Northern Ireland'

BBC News 28 Nov 2021
Rising living costs are financially, emotionally and physically "crippling" people in Northern Ireland, according to a local community worker ... It is a similarly grim picture at the FareShare Northern Ireland warehouse in Newtownabbey, County Antrim ... Northern Ireland.
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Nathan Doak laid down another marker in Ulster’s win over Leinster but Paddy Jackson isn’t likely to join him in an Ireland jersey… I asked the IRFU

Belfast Telegraph 28 Nov 2021
Watching the two of them prepare for battle with Ireland’s brand leaders was to consider how quickly life can pass you by ... We wondered, in the event of a Covid clobbering, or some other plague, laying waste to Ireland’s cluster of 10s, would Farrell consider dialling a number that starts with +44?.
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What Irish households can do to waste less food

The Irish Times 27 Nov 2021
In Ireland, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which runs campaigns to stop food waste (stopfoodwaste.ie), states that an average Irish household bins between €400 and €1,000 worth of food each year ... In weight terms, about 1 million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland each ...
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Frustrated at food waste? Food-sharing app Olio launches in Ireland

The Irish Times 25 Nov 2021
About a million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland each year, a problem that is not only hitting us in the pocket but also contributing to our greenhouse gases ... Food-sharing app Olio has officially launched in Ireland, giving you a way to find a new home for unwanted or unneeded food.
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Ireland lose by six wickets to West Indies in Women’s ICC World Cup qualifying opener

Irish Independent 23 Nov 2021
Amy Hunter was run out without facing a ball as Ireland wasted a fine start to their ICC World Cup qualifying campaign in Harare and lost by six wickets to a powerful West Indies side ... To make matters worse for Ireland, Hunter was only at the crease because Gaby Lewis had been ...

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