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Galway City named second best area in Ireland for glass recycling

Published on October 22, 2015 By administrator

Galway City has been named the second best area in Ireland for glass recycling. Figures released by Ireland’s largest recycling company, Rehab Glassco show that both the City and County are above the national average for recycling. During the first 8 months of the year almost 1,200 tonnes of glass was collected in the City [...]

Ireland praised for improving recycling rates

Published on October 5, 2015 By administrator

Ireland has been praised by the European Environment Agency for having one of the fastest increased rates of recycling in the EU. In a report released today, the EEA found that Ireland increased the share of municipal waste recycling from 11% to 36% between 2001 and 2010. Recycling rates were highest in Austria at 63%, [...]

Ireland joint third for recycling

Published on August 11, 2015 By administrator

Ireland is now joint third for recycling within the EU, and joint fourth among 36 countries across the wider European continent, according to new figures from Eurostat. While 28pc of waste across the EU was recycled in 2013, the proportion rose to 34pc for Ireland. Slovenia was top for recycling with 55pc of all the [...]