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One of the Big Belly bins in Dalkey, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin city centre is to get 800 solar-powered “compactor” bins, which could reduce the number of on-street rubbish bins by 20 per cent, according to (...)

China has banned the importation of recyclable material including most categories of plastic from January 1st. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The Government should move decisively to see off a likely recycling waste crisis brought on by China banning importation of recyclable material includ(...)

Jimmy Guerin General Election poster from 2016 election, Killester, north Dublin. Source: Jack Power

An election poster from Independent candidate Jimmy Guerin in the Dublin Bay North constituency, was last week still up on a lamp post in Killester 20(...)

Scorched earth: Irish uplands are no longer the fauna-rich places they once were, according to the Irish Wildlife Trust. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Wildlife Trust has complained to the European Commission about the Irish Government’s failure to tackle illegal gorse fires. The conservat(...)

A survey has  identified the lower cost of electric power to be the main attraction for purchasers buying electric cars ,

The Green Party has called for the Government to mandate all filing stations to install electric charging points, in a bid encourage the take-up of lo(...)

 Inadequate fire safety was identified at Priory Hall. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New fire-safety regulations due to come into force next month will be ineffective due to lack of proper enforcement, according to the Green Party. It(...)

Green Party leader in Northern Ireland Steven Agnew  said that after the negotiations are concluded it must remain possible for the UK to reverse its Brexit decision. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Green party in Northern Ireland has urged the British government to call a referendum on the final Brexit deal that British prime minister Theresa(...)

The State took in €1.12 billion in motor tax during 2015, down from €1.16 billion the previous year.  Photograph: iStock

The State will take in €260 million less in motor tax receipts by 2024 as a result of the decision to calculate the tax based on emissions rather than(...)

Green leader Eamon Ryan’s speech to the party’s annual conference addressed the issue of climate change. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

If you study ornithological journals closely, you will know that in 2011 there was a new addition to the list of endangered species. But against the (...)

‘Irish Times’/Ipsos MRBI poll should have sobering impact on the bigger parties - Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil 3:02

The composition of the Dáil would probably change very little if there was an early general election, according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI o(...)

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