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Monster Clean-up at Dublin Bay Biosphere

On Sunday, 27th October (2-3pm) an army of volunteers will participate in a Monster Beach Clean of North Bull Island. This Halloween inspired beach clean is being organised by the newly formed Dublin Bay Biosphere Youth Committee. The Dublin Bay Biosphere Youth...

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What is ReMark?

https://youtu.be/HoOimXAEoe8 ReMark, Ireland’s Reuse Quality Mark of Excellence was established to address consumer concerns regarding the quality and safety of reused goods. It is an organisational level accreditation process for the reuse sector. To date, three...

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A Reading List for the End of the World

The best, weirdest, and scariest books about climate change. "It is worse, much worse, than you think.” So begins journalist David Wallace-Wells’ The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, a book about climate change that reminds you, chapter after chapter, that...

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22,000 coffee cups disposed of in Ireland every hour

  22,000 coffee cups are disposed of in Ireland every hour, that is 528,000 every day or 200 million a year. Single use coffee cups are not on Recycling List Ireland and cannot be put in the Recycling Bin. Up to 200 million single use coffee cups are...

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Reusable cups trending in DCU

The Eastern-Midlands Waste Regional Office (EMWRO) was delighted to team up with Dublin City University (DCU) students on a social media campaign designed to encourage the use of reusable coffee cups on campus.

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Food Waste Prevention

On average, each household in Ireland throws away about €700 worth of avoidable food waste each year. This translates into about one third of each weekly shop never reaching the table. On a national level, we dump half a million tonnes of food annually....

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Time to get your Brown Bin!

Do you have your Brown Bin yet? Did you know that since July 2015, most people in Ireland are entitled to have a bin for organic waste (or a ‘brown bin’). If you don’t yet have your ‘brown bin, contact your waste collection provider to check if you are...

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