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Pay by Weight DECLG meeting report.

July 1st Pay by Weight no excuses! Philip Nugent Last Monday January 12th Brown Bin Rescue met with Philip Nugent Principal Officer Waste Policy and Resource Efficiency at the Department of the Environment and Local Government (DELG), at the Customs House Dublin. Philip granted the meeting which I had called [...]

Black bin, Clear bag and Black bag mixed waste increasing! Why?

Will new legislation tackle evasion? The EPA has recently applauded Ireland for the amount of waste we have diverted away from Landfill, very commendable considering we are one of the highest producers of waste per capita in Europe. Min Alan Kelly Failure on the part of all previous Environmental Ministers to [...]

Ireland exporting its Landfill catagorised waste is a lost energy.

EPA end of year report card on recycled waste, says ‘could do much better’ The EPA recently released its figures for recycling of waste in Ireland for 2012- 13 and alarmingly the rising quantities of Residual waste being exported. It applauded our efforts in diverting waste from Landfill and then expressed serious concern with the [...]

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 [...]

Warning comes from Environment Minister Alan Kelly in a strongly worded criticism of the household waste industry, the level of service it provides to customers, and its compliance with environmental standards.

Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Mr Alan Kelly spoke recently at the Environment Ireland Conference organised by the EPA and the Department. I was not there but on reading the report by Caroline O’Doherty of the Irish Examiner it would seem that this new minister feels it incumbent on him to rectify the [...]

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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.