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Ireland is in the Top 10 European glass recyclers

Published on July 29, 2015 By administrator

Ireland is ranked one of the best in Europe for glass recycling, that is according to Rehab Glassco – Ireland’s largest glass recycling company. European figures show that Ireland now ranks tenth in the EU with a glass recycling rate of 81.20%, well above the EU average of 70%* while domestic figures released by Rehab [...]

To Sort Or Not To Sort?

Published on July 27, 2015 By administrator

I heard that single-stream recycling has a lower recovery rate then presorted recycling, but that participation rates go up with single-stream recycling, and that results in more recycled waste. My question is this: Should I be doing anything to help my recycling hauler get higher recovery rates from your rubbish? Ooh, I love a good [...]

Ireland is ranked third in the EU for recycling

Published on July 21, 2015 By administrator

More than one third of all household waste is recycled, with Ireland ranked joint third in Europe for reducing the amount of rubbish going to landfill. But we face challenges to meet key EU targets on recycling batteries and disposing of end-of-life vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned. Some 28pc of all batteries [...]