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Political Posturing over Pay x Weight bin charges.

Pay x Weight or else! Pay x Weight ! Considering it took the current Fianna Fáil / Fine Gael minority led government just 60 days to come to an agreement to try to run the country following the general election in February, it is amazing that they could agree to disagree on [...]

By |2017-07-05T20:46:36+00:00June 29th, 2016|Latest News|

Different view on Government’s removal of Green bin from Pay x Weight.

The new government’s reported U Turn on excluding the Green/Blue Recycling Bin from its planned roll out of Pay x Weight on July 1st, was based according to minister Simon Coveney Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government on the RTE Six One news on the basis that it made no sense to charge people [...]

By |2016-11-14T16:34:56+00:00May 20th, 2016|Bin Charges, Brown Bin Roll Out, Pay by Weight|

Pay by Weight update

On January 12th meeting previously sought with Philip Nugent principal officer at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Governmet (DECLG) took place in Customs House Dublin. In view of the confusing messages from some refuse collectors even in the first week in January, I urged Philip to meet with me and Martin Hayes [...]

By |2016-11-14T16:34:57+00:00November 17th, 2015|Campaigns|

Pay by Weight meeting!

I have been seeking a meeting with Department of Environment,Community and Local Government Mr Philip Nugent Principal Officer - Waste Policy and Resourse Efficiency - without success, to discuss the impending legislation on household refuse collections which will see the introduction of Pay by Weight on July 1st 2015. The legislation will be passed in early January [...]

By |2016-11-14T16:34:57+00:00December 17th, 2014|Campaigns|

2015 International year of the Soil

Our soils are in danger because of expanding cities, deforestation, unsustainable land use and management practices, pollution, overgrazing and climate change. The current rate of soil degradation threatens the capacity to meet the needs of future generations. As long as soils are at risk, sustainable agriculture, food security and the provision of ecosystem services are [...]

By |2015-12-24T09:21:40+00:00November 17th, 2015|Campaigns|


In the UK in conjunction with 'Love Food Hate Waste' have produced three 2 minute video's to highlight the modern issues in the home, or flat relating to food waste and unnecessary spending at the supermarket. Note the Aerated caddy on the worktop in Tonys house in the first video, this is available exclusively from [...]

By |2016-11-14T16:34:57+00:00October 17th, 2015|Campaigns|
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