Recycling transforms waste materials into valuable products or to the product that was originally created. Glass bottles and jars are a good illustration of this, since they are recyclable indefinitely. This reduces the demand for limited raw materials and conserves energy. Additionally, it helps reduce...

A report sent to the city councilors stated that dumped rubbish tonnage has declined by 26% in two years. The Dublin City Council collected 3,298 tons of illegally dumped waste from the streets last year. Illegal dumping in Dublin costs nearly EUR1,000,000 per year. This is a decrease...

Congratulations! You should update your kitchen every 10-15 years. Over a lifetime, that could mean hundreds of kilos worth of garbage piling up in landfills. Before you rush to get into the details, think about how you will reuse or recycle as many of your fixtures...

If you have the option, you can either take it to a recycling center or use a curbside collection. You can either compost it or use a kerbside pick-up for organic waste. See 'Composting' below. Bulky organic waste is accepted by many recycling facilities. There are...

Plastic is bad for the environment. We hear it constantly and policy makers keep repeating it over and over. Although plastic is valuable in many ways, plastic pollution is an unsustainable and unnecessary waste of that resource.   Packaging accounts for over 40% of total plastic...