IE: National standard list of items that can go into recycle bin

21 December 2017

The Irish Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment has announced a single, national standard list of items that can go into the recycle bin. This will eliminate the confusion that currently exists around what goes into the recycle bin and the materials that should not. A campaign has been launched in order to get the message out to the public. According to the minister, removing confusion will play a huge role in improving the quality of the material that goes in the recycle bin. This will help to ensure that these items are actually recycled, as opposed to being contaminated accidentally by householders and sent to landfill (Press Release Irish Government, 29 November 2017).
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