Hugh Coughlan

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A radio and social media campaign warning about the clampdown is planned for the spring. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A nationwide offensive is being launched against tens of thousands of homes not using authorised bin-collection companies, with TV licence-style (...)

The country’s three waste authorities are looking at by-laws to ensure that anyone producing waste is disposing of it properly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Hoarding household waste in spare rooms, yards, sheds and attics is increasingly common, according to local authorities, who complain that they cannot(...)

There had been a problem with fake tags being sold in the street or door-to-door, but increasingly counterfeit tags are being sold in shops, Greyhound chief executive Michael Buckley said. Photograph: Frank Miller

Up to 10 per cent of bin tags sold in Dublin shops are fake, according to waste firm Greyhound. The company, which is the largest provider of domestic(...)