Many of us have probably received gifts we didn't really want during the holiday season. What happens when you get a gift you don't really want? In this case, there are many options. The staggering 33% increase in Christmas gifts spent by Irish shoppers this year...

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 has been a durable, affordable and versatile material since the 20th century. It is important to note that most plastic materials take hundreds of years to break down, so all plastic currently in the Irish landfills still exists. Yet, we continue to produce and consume...

Ireland is the only European Union member state where almost all of its waste collection system is managed by private companies on a side-by-side competitive basis. Although local authorities have almost all left the household waste collection market with the exception of a few municipal...