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Recycle More,

Published on October 21, 2015 By administrator

It is important that you recycle what you can not just your gadgets & electronical devices Everyone in Ireland generates 37kg in plastic packaging waste annually — the equivalent weight of 80 rugby balls. Ireland’s largest annual recycling awareness week took place last week and recycling organisation Repak says it wants everyone to play their [...]

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 [...]

Recycling Plastic Bags

Published on May 8, 2015 By administrator

There are so many recycling myths and misunderstandings floating around about what can be recycled, and how to do it. Sometimes items collected in one home – say, pizza boxes – aren’t accepted at the home next door. Why? A whole host of reasons. Sometimes recyclers can’t find a good market to sell the material. [...]