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19 Feb 2020

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Ireland’s packaging recycling rates going in wrong direction says EPA

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ELVES releases its 2019 annual report

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Dont waste a day

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Ireland surpasses all EU recycling and recovery targets for 2019

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In the Loop: Tesco and TerraCycle pilot ‘zero-waste’ refill service in the UK

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archives

10 Dec 2019

The environmental & economic costs of single-use menstrual products, baby nappies & wet wipes

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5 Dec 2019

Are real or fake Christmas trees better for the planet?

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5 Dec 2019

3 weeks to Christmas – ZERO plastics Christmas

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27 Nov 2019

10 Practical Steps to Reduce Food Waste

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27 Nov 2019

Christmas shows our approach to climate change is crackers

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26 Nov 2019

Meat: A Threat to Our Planet? review – guaranteed to put you off your chicken nuggets

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25 Nov 2019

Whats wrong with what we eat

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25 Nov 2019

Why you should never throw away stale bread

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25 Nov 2019

Residential waste collection costs remain stable in October

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25 Nov 2019

Fight climate change by preventing food waste

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25 Nov 2019

don’t waste chip frying oil – use it again

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25 Nov 2019

Five simple steps to reduce your family’s food waste

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22 Nov 2019

Cloth Sanitary Towels win Upcycle Challenge Public Vote

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13 Nov 2019

Overwhelmed by climate change? Here are some practical ways to help tackle it

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12 Nov 2019

Half of Irish people find information on climate action confusing – SFI

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12 Nov 2019

Are sustainability and climate action the same thing?

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7 Nov 2019

The families going present-free at Christmas to cut down on waste

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6 Nov 2019

New levy on disposable coffee cups to be announced

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6 Nov 2019

Minister Bruton Cracks Down on Plastics, Single Use Cups, Landfill and Takeaway Waste

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6 Nov 2019

New ‘MyImpact’ App Helps You Reduce Waste To Save The Planet

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5 Nov 2019

These Chillaxed Animals Will Help You Forget All Your Troubles And Be Happy

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5 Nov 2019

Government lists achievements under Climate Action Plan

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31 Oct 2019

How to cook with pumpkin

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31 Oct 2019

Turns Out Pumpkins Are Primarily Grown to End Up as Landfill Waste After Halloween

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31 Oct 2019

Can I Compost Condoms?

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31 Oct 2019

How do you compost a human body – and why would you?

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23 Oct 2019

Green Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation

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23 Oct 2019

The Ecocide of Easter Island

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22 Oct 2019

Residential waste collection prices show continued stability in September

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21 Oct 2019

A third of Irish businesses surveyed don’t have a food waste bin

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18 Oct 2019

Chocolate event explores cocoa industry slavery

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18 Oct 2019

Welcome to the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

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18 Oct 2019

Air pollution ’caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016′

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17 Oct 2019

‘We have a once-in-century chance’: Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis

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17 Oct 2019

World Food Day: The fight against food waste

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16 Oct 2019

‘This Is Truly Terrifying’: Scientists Studying Underwater Permafrost Thaw Find Area of the Arctic Ocean ‘Boiling With Methane Bubbles’

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7 Oct 2019

No Logo at 20: have we lost the battle against the total branding of our lives?

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4 Oct 2019

is the amazon rainforest still on fire? number of blazes dropped in september, 2019 total still a record high

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4 Oct 2019

Extreme Weather

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3 Oct 2019

Dear World, please stop using wet wipes

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2 Oct 2019

Ireland’s Biggest Upcycle Challenge has been set for this October as part of National Reuse Month

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30 Sep 2019

Oceans and ice are absorbing the brunt of climate change

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27 Sep 2019

Climate change severely damaging world’s oceans, UN report warns

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23 Sep 2019

Ecologists outraged as Dublin nature reserve is ‘flattened like a car park’

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23 Sep 2019

PMG – Waste collection prices continue to be broadly stable in August

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23 Sep 2019

6-month rolling average shows prices for waste collection remain stable – PMG

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13 Sep 2019

Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different

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13 Sep 2019

How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics in Your Office

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13 Sep 2019

Angelina Jolie: Climate Change Is Already Displacing Millions of People. It’s Our Responsibility to Help Them

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12 Sep 2019

why flight shaming is making people swap planes for trains

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9 Sep 2019

Buying a white shirt ‘produces same carbon emissions as driving car for 35 miles’

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4 Sep 2019

50 stunning wildlife photos that will make you see animals in a whole new light

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4 Sep 2019

Framing the fearful symmetry of nature: the year’s best photos of landscapes and living things

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3 Sep 2019

Electric Picnic aftermath: Campers leave fewer tents, but plenty of chairs and gazebos

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3 Sep 2019

Recycling to the fore with new 3-bin system at ‘Ploughing 2019’

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2 Sep 2019

Irish floods becoming more severe due to climate impact

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2 Sep 2019

Mass extinction of species is happening in Ireland, NGO says

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29 Aug 2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it’s gone

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29 Aug 2019

In 45 years, we have killed 60% of Earth’s wildlife

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29 Aug 2019

Everything You’re Afraid to Ask About Human Composting

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29 Aug 2019

Environmental Education Will Shape A New Generation Of Decision-Makers

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28 Aug 2019

Panda commits to zero waste to landfill at Electric Picnic 2019

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28 Aug 2019

call for irish youth participation in the eu citizens energy forum

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26 Aug 2019

Indonesia names site of capital city to replace sinking Jakarta

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26 Aug 2019

Nestlé plan to take 1.1m gallons of water a day from natural springs sparks outcry

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23 Aug 2019

Macron calls for G7 talks to focus on ‘international crisis’ in Amazon rainforest

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23 Aug 2019

A Guide to Sustainable Shopping in Dublin

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22 Aug 2019

Compostable cups provide ‘limited solutions’

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22 Aug 2019

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record rainforest fires, president blames NGOs

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21 Aug 2019

Amazon fires: Record number burning in Brazil rainforest – space agency

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16 Aug 2019

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource

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16 Aug 2019

It is absolutely time to panic about climate change

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16 Aug 2019

Why not all fashion documentaries should be pretty

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16 Aug 2019

What is a carbon footprint

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15 Aug 2019

Can Condoms Be Recycled?

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13 Aug 2019

35 Adorable Pics Of Harvest Mice Living Their Little Lives

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12 Aug 2019

How green is your village?

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12 Aug 2019

Mend, repair, remodel – the glamourous end of recycling

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2 Aug 2019

Ethiopia planted 350 million trees in a day. And its fight against deforestation does not stop there

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31 Jul 2019

Hotels are finally banning mini plastic toiletries – here are the best alternatives

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25 Jul 2019

‘Time to rebel’: Greta Thunberg adds voice to new song by the 1975

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23 Jul 2019

Climate change happening faster than many animals can adapt, study finds

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23 Jul 2019

Plastic waste: The blame is on us, convenience-minded consumers

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23 Jul 2019

Iceland relaunches plastic-free packaging after initial trials fail with shoppers

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22 Jul 2019

The search for a cleaner, greener plastic

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22 Jul 2019

Waste only

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18 Jul 2019

‘The impact is tremendous’: readers on wildflower verges

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16 Jul 2019

6 ways to be a more sustainable traveller

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15 Jul 2019

It’s time we stopped treating soil like dirt – video

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11 Jul 2019

Waterford Greenway adds bottle refill stations to reduce plastic waste

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11 Jul 2019

Could Meath become the first county to provide crisp packet recycling?

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11 Jul 2019

Five trees in running to be deemed Ireland’s best

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11 Jul 2019

Oil industry threatens legal action over €500m climate plan

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9 Jul 2019

More action needed to properly tackle marine waste

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9 Jul 2019

Could this be Glastonbury’s greenest year yet? – video explainer

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9 Jul 2019

In Somalia, the climate emergency is already here. The world cannot ignore it

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9 Jul 2019

Indonesia sends rubbish back to Australia and says it’s too contaminated to recycle

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8 Jul 2019

WEEE Ireland sets new records for waste electrical and battery recycling

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1 Jul 2019

Are Condoms Biodegradable? You Probably Shouldn’t Put Them In The Compost

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30 Jun 2019

This eco-friendly tampon brand is helping to fight period poverty in Ireland

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29 Jun 2019

26 Films Every Food Activist Must Watch

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28 Jun 2019

Seven Documentaries That Changed How We Interact With Our Planet

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26 Jun 2019

Ireland’s bee and butterfly populations declining, report finds

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25 Jun 2019

Pollinators facing precipitous decline in numbers, report reveals

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23 Jun 2019

The end of the Arctic as we know it

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22 Jun 2019

Please Stop Buying Plastic Crap for Kids

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22 Jun 2019

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted

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21 Jun 2019

Minister Bruton Introduces New Labelling to Make Recycling Easier​

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21 Jun 2019

What’s the carbon footprint of … a cup of tea or coffee?

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20 Jun 2019

How to take climate action through repair, reuse and recycling

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19 Jun 2019

How your toothbrush became a part of the plastic crisis

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19 Jun 2019

Midwest flooding is drowning corn and soy crops. Is climate change to blame?

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18 Jun 2019

Time for a red revolution: Breaking the cycle of unsustainable feminine hygiene products

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18 Jun 2019

Climate action plan needs to call us all to take action

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18 Jun 2019

Waste crisis looms as thousands of solar panels reach end of life

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17 Jun 2019

What are Irish festivals doing to be eco-conscious?

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17 Jun 2019

How you’re recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste

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17 Jun 2019

Price Monitoring Group – Little change in May prices ​

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14 Jun 2019

ACR+ Announces Launch of Carbon Campaign at 2019 General Assembly

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12 Jun 2019

Crayfish are under threat in Ireland

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12 Jun 2019

THE UNFORGIVEN Fury over sea of plastic left behind by 75,000 Metallica fans in Slane Castle on World Oceans Day

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11 Jun 2019

Our Top 6 Podcasts to Help You Live A Planet Loving Life

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11 Jun 2019

The first ‘Irish Times’ sustainability survey: festivals

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10 Jun 2019

MyWaste.ie and Green-Schools Partnership Launched

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7 Jun 2019

National Stop Food Waste Week runs from 12th-19th June

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7 Jun 2019

Opinion: Is greenwashing our greatest threat to nature?

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5 Jun 2019

Will climate change cause humans to go extinct?

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5 Jun 2019

Donald Trump tells Prince Charles US has ‘clean climate’

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4 Jun 2019

New Report Suggests ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050

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4 Jun 2019

Life on Mars Should Not Look This Appealing

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4 Jun 2019

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms

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4 Jun 2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video

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30 May 2019

War on Plastic: 20-foot high mountains of ‘recycled’ British rubbish found in Malaysia

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27 May 2019

How to cut your carbon footprint and save cash

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23 May 2019

Compostable Packaging; Packaging with Principles

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21 May 2019

Time’s up for a golden age of corporate greenwashing

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20 May 2019

‘One day we’ll disappear’: Tuvalu’s sinking islands

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17 May 2019

A baby born today: The climate and their future

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17 May 2019

Prosecution for littering offences ineffective and inadequate – report

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16 May 2019

Real action must follow ‘symbolic’ climate declaration, says Varadkar

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16 May 2019

Ireland, for the Second Year Running Takes Home Prestigious Prize at Ceremony which Kicked off EU Green Week

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14 May 2019

John Oliver on climate change: ‘The current situation of carbon is critical’

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10 May 2019

Ireland becomes second country to declare climate emergency

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9 May 2019

Extinction Rebellion – “This is not the end”

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9 May 2019

Republic not among EU states urging remedial climate action

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8 May 2019

A Greener Festival

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8 May 2019

UN Climate Action Summit 2019

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7 May 2019

UN Report: Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’

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7 May 2019

Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace

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7 May 2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life

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3 May 2019

Supermarkets embracing ‘precycling’ evolution in bid to cut plastic waste

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3 May 2019

McDonald’s effort to reduce plastic waste backfires as consumers are requesting coffee lids on their drinks to avoid using ‘flimsy’ paper straws

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2 May 2019

Over 600 tonnes of waste found illegally dumped in forest in Co Meath

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1 May 2019

Minister Bruton launches fund for Circular Economy Innovators – €600,000 available under the EPA’s National Waste Prevention Programme

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30 Apr 2019

‘Biodegradable’ plastic bags survive three years in soil and sea

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29 Apr 2019

Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability – Report Summary

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29 Apr 2019

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Are your clothes wrecking the planet?

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25 Apr 2019

‘Banning them is a red herring’: Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters

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25 Apr 2019

Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy

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24 Apr 2019

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed

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23 Apr 2019

49 environmental victories since the first Earth Day

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18 Apr 2019

Plastic free Easter eggs UK: Best ethical chocolate eggs for an eco-friendly Easter 2019

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18 Apr 2019

What is ReMark?

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16 Apr 2019

Methane isn’t just cow farts; it’s also cow burps (and other weird facts you didn’t know about this potent greenhouse gas)

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16 Apr 2019

Why we need bees

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15 Apr 2019

Climate change: Yes, your individual action does make a difference

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15 Apr 2019

Allergy Season Is Getting Worse, Thanks To Climate Change

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11 Apr 2019

13 Climate Stories You Might Have Missed in 2018

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11 Apr 2019

A Reading List for the End of the World

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11 Apr 2019

Lidl Ireland to offer customers recycling stations to cut waste bought in-store

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3 Apr 2019

Special Report: Single-use plastics ban fights climate change

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29 Mar 2019

Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters

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28 Mar 2019

Ireland’s motorways and railways to become bee-friendly to save them from extinction

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28 Mar 2019

Minister Bruton Announces New Climate Action Resources for Schools

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27 Mar 2019

European Week for Waste Reduction announces finalists of the EWWR Awards

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25 Mar 2019

Could flexitarianism save the planet?

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19 Mar 2019

Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it?

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19 Mar 2019

How the #Trashtag challenge got people all over the world picking up litter

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15 Mar 2019

Best bar none? Soap sales are up as shoppers shun plastic packaging

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14 Mar 2019

How can I safely dispose of tyres, plastics and hazardous waste?

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14 Mar 2019

Earth becoming increasingly unhealthy place for people, UN report warns

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12 Mar 2019

Exactly what happens if we run out of water?

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12 Mar 2019

The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water – like Cape Town

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12 Mar 2019

Climate committee reaches substantial agreement on changing course of agriculture

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12 Mar 2019

Changing rainfall patterns put global food crops at risk

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11 Mar 2019

Monitoring the cost of your waste collection

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7 Mar 2019

Go wild in the garden: how to sow your own wildflower meadow

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7 Mar 2019

Profit not always the point

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7 Mar 2019

Repair, Reuse, Recycle: Four Ways to Go Green for 2019

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6 Mar 2019

Wildfires, Flooding and Droughts Could Make Climate Change an Issue in 2020. Some Are Pushing for It to Be the Top One

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4 Mar 2019

Call for ‘urban forest’ as 800 trees face chop

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4 Mar 2019

Time for a Change

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1 Mar 2019

The media narrative around 20C weather needs to shift – climate breakdown is not something to celebrate

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28 Feb 2019

Ireland ranks low for action on Sustainable Development Goals

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26 Feb 2019

A scientist on the myth of ugly produce and food waste

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25 Feb 2019

What is best practice for on-farm waste management?

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18 Feb 2019

The Big Waste!!

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15 Feb 2019

How Could Changing Consumer Trends Affect Fast-Fashion Leaders H&M And Zara?

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14 Feb 2019

Whats the environmental footprint of a t-shirt?

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13 Feb 2019

The True cost of Fast Fashion

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13 Feb 2019

Public water taps reinstalled in bid to cut down plastic waste

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11 Feb 2019

Plummeting insect numbers ‘threaten collapse of nature’

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4 Feb 2019

Waste Bye-Laws

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4 Feb 2019

Households not signed up for bin collection to be inspected

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28 Jan 2019

#ClimateAction – Public Information Events – Dublin

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28 Jan 2019

Towards a partial ban on microplastics in the EU in 2020

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25 Jan 2019

Plastics Aren’t Creating A Trash Problem – People Are

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23 Jan 2019

Easy Ways to Break Up With Single-Use Items

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16 Jan 2019

Irish households generate a staggering amount of rubbish in just one day

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