Six Easter eggs per household are expected to be eaten this weekend. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Irish households have been urged to recycle more packaging from the 12m Easter eggs to be consumed in the coming days as Oxfam has warned over (...)

Ireland has one of the fastest-growing recycling rates in Europe. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Recession and a marked fall in personal consumption has helped Ireland meet all but one of its EU waste recovery targets. Figures release(...)