Latest News for: Ireland waste


Exporting our recycling will never be the answer to our waste problem

Irish Independent 14 Jun 2021
This is not Ireland’s finest produce, headed for lucrative markets in wealthy countries. These shipments are packed with waste, much of it bound for developing countries ... Ireland sent more than 400 shipments of waste to Turkey last year, mainly paper but also plastics.

Bank of Ireland ups ‘green’ lending fund to €5bn to keep pace with growing demand

The Irish Times 10 Jun 2021
Meanwhile, the group has built up a €1 billion sustainable loans book in its corporate lending business from scratch over the past two years, with borrowers held to targets such as carbon and landfill waste reductions, according to Bank of Ireland’s chief strategy office Mark Spain.

NI is facing a ‘waste crisis’ without new incinerator: report

Belfast Telegraph 08 Jun 2021
Covid-19 had an impact on residual waste tonnages generated in Northern Ireland, according to the report by Tolvik Consulting, a market analysis company ... It’s highly concerning that even with these facilities and a big jump in recycling rates, there will still be a 124,000-tonne deficit in Northern Ireland’s ability to manage its own waste by 2035.

Problems in sewerage system delay Tallaght housing development

The Irish Times 07 Jun 2021
Environment Protection Agency (EPA) data show 12 waste water treatment plants don’t meet EU standards and raw sewage is still being discharged in 34 areas ... “There has been decades of under-investment in sewerage networks and waste water treatment plants throughout Ireland and Irish Water essentially inherited a basket case,” he said.

Generation Z queue for six hours to get jabbed in London as 1,500 swarm on ...

The Daily Mail 06 Jun 2021
After 15 months of weekends stuck at home, Generation Z could be forgiven for wanting to spend their Saturday soaking up the sun in a beer garden with friends ...I’ve been waiting six hours ... ‘We’ve wasted a year so I may as well waste a day to get it,’ she said. ‘I want to see my family in Ireland and I have a lot of elderly relatives ... RELATED ARTICLES.

Make your hair green by supporting salon initiative

The Irish Times 05 Jun 2021
Over the past 10 months, 550 salons across the UK and Ireland have signed up to the Green Salon Collective (GSC), an initiative that reduces salon waste through recycling and education programmes. “Hair salons are one of the biggest contributors to waste on the high street,” said GSC co-founder Paul Seaward.

McFarland has to change it up as quartet depart Ulster

Irish Independent 05 Jun 2021
Among the alterations, there will be a chance for the northern province to wave goodbye to some departing squad members ... Read More. Ulster squad down to ‘bare bones’ – Dan McFarland laments Covid outbreak Ulster's Marty Moore not wasting his thoughts on whether he will feature in the Ireland rugby team again ... Rugby Newsletter ... .

Recycling: Confidential Stormont papers turned into toilet roll

BBC News 04 Jun 2021
He is the chief executive of a social enterprise which has won the contract to shred waste paper from the Northern Ireland Civil Service ... It is a neat way of dealing with the mountain of waste paper pumped out by the civil service each year ... "We have to stop looking at these kinds of items as waste and start to look at them as a resource.

Ship's crew got warning minutes before grounding

BBC News 03 Jun 2021
The Kaami was passing through the Little Minch while on passage from Drogheda in Ireland to Slite in Sweden, carrying pellets of a fuel made from waste ... The cargo ship ran aground at about 01.40 ... Related Topics. .

Green up your kitchen with these handy tips

RTE 02 Jun 2021
The statistics regarding food waste are dire. It’s estimated that one third of food ends up in the bin, creating one million tonnes of food waste every year in Ireland, according to Stop Food Waste ... According to Pat Kane, sustainability expert and founder of minimal waste shop Reuzi, we are simply buying too much food.

Founder saw treasure in other people’s trash

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Jun 2021
... Panda Waste ... After 25 years spent building the business into one of Ireland’s biggest waste and recycling companies, Waters decided to put out some feelers.

Stream BioEnergy secures €60m in investment

The Irish Times 01 Jun 2021
It was founded to develop infrastructure to process organic waste in Ireland in line with legislative requirements. Investment ... The firm has identified Ireland “as a priority market for biogas given the strong agricultural sector and expected biogas growth, driven by its national decarbonisation and waste targets.” ... .

European Recycling Platform sees increase of electrical waste recycling in Ireland

RTE 31 May 2021
Figures from the European Recycling Platform (ERP), one of the licensed collectors of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Ireland, found that 2020 was a record year for recycling ... Ireland's waste management policy has long prioritised waste prevention and this has been the starting point for the growth of circular economy thinking.

Is today a bank holiday in Scotland?

Metro UK 31 May 2021
Are Scots getting to enjoy a day off? (Picture. Getty) ... Do Scots get the Spring Bank Holiday? ... England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Brits haven’t wasted any time in enjoying a sunny bank holiday weekend (Credits ... Northern Ireland’s next bank holiday is July 12, to commemorate the Anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne ... .

How Northern Ireland cruised to victory against Malta to take 90 minute monkey off Ian Baraclough’s back

Belfast Telegraph 31 May 2021
Victory for Northern Ireland in 90 minutes then ... Ian Baraclough on Northern Ireland’s win over Malta, the goal-scorers and Conor Bradley. Under Baraclough Northern Ireland triumphed in a penalty-shoot-out versus Bosnia & Herzegovina after extra-time in the play-off semi but he needed that 90 minute monkey off his back in his 12th match in charge.