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July 1st 2015 Pay by Weight no exceptions.

Pay by Weight!   January 2015 will see the passing in the Dáil of the Department of the Environment, Community and Local  Government's legislation to introduce Pay by Weight refuse collection for all households in Ireland (ROI) on July 1st    with no exceptions. Minister Alan Kelly delivered this shock message through a statement read [...]

The Stop Food Waste Challenge

 Stop Food Waste are challenging Irish households to reduce their food waste by 1/4. Taking up this challenge will start you on the road to less food waste and saving as much as €60 each month. There are different ways for each of us to reduce our food waste so it is best to start at [...]

Stop Food Waste Challenge reduce €700 worth of food wasted annually by Irish familes.

County councils all over Ireland in conjunction with Stop Food Waste have either carried out or are currently challenging a group of families in their county to accept the challenge to reduce their food waste production. Shopping with out a list so buying more than was intended, succumbing to the two for one offers, bad [...]

By |2016-11-14T16:35:04+00:00November 5th, 2014|Food Blog, Food Waste, Latest News|

Government to consider banning flat fee’s for bin collection

This was the headline in the Irish Times today which at first glance appeared to suggest that this was a new  statement by the minister for the Environment Mr Phil Hogan. In fact this is just a statement by Olivia Kelly of  the Times based on a series of proposals Minister Hogan had promised to [...]

Who benefits from ‘Flat Rate’ refuse charges?

In Ireland the refuse collection is practically all privatised now since the County Councils decided to collectively withdraw from offering a public collection system. Many of then cited that the market was unfair with councils backed by state money biding for waste contracts against private operators. This in my view is just a cop out [...]

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At Brown Bin Rescue we supply you the householder with the compost bags or compostable bags or compostable bin liners that you need to line your Brown or Bio bins, even wheelie bin liners which are a very thin plastic film not as heavy as black sacks, which act as a bin liner or bin liners to line your rubbish bin or black bin even your green bins often referred to as a wheelie bin or wheelie bins. We now provide a new 13 litre Paper bag or kitchen caddy paper bag or aerated kitchen caddy paper bag, totally compostable and made from a renewable resource. Householders struggle with recycling and with their recycling bins or household bins and waste bins, not to mention kitchen bins, pedal bins and swing bins. Then trying to source and understand the correct pedal bin liners or swing bin liners is further made confusing with terms such as biodegradable bags, bio bag, degradable bin liners and even biodegradable bin liners. Then the question is are biodegradable bin bags, poly bags, bio bag, plastic bags, biodegradable plastic, even degradable bags are they the same as Compostable liners? The answer of course is No! Only Compostable liners / bags can be used in a Brown bin or kitchen caddy. So whether you are composting at home with garden waste and household food waste to make your own compost, or prefer to use a contractors compost bins, the job is made much easier using our Aerated kitchen caddy or compost caddy along with your lined Brown bin. You are happy knowing you are doing your bit for recycling and the environment. Irish Greensax brand new Compostable dog poop bags a first in Ireland permitting dog poop to be put into a Brown Bin, yep most if not all refuse collectors permit domestic levels of dog poop in Brown bins now. Finally to get your bins wheelie clean we have a partner offering wheelie bin cleaning, making wheelie bin storage cleaner and healthier especially when kept in close proximity to your home.

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