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Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has requested that bottle banks within Athlone and its environs are emptied on a more frequent basis.
Figures released by Rehab Glassco – Ireland’s largest glass recycling company – to mark Repak Recycling Week ( September 30 to October 6), show that in the first eight months of 2013, 42 glass bottles and jars were recycled per head of population in Mayo. This figure is just above the national average of 41 bottles and jars per person.
Residents are fed up with the overflowing bottle bank and abandoned rubbish at Siobhan McKenna Road which has now become an “ugly eyesore” according to city councillor Padraig Conneely who has called for immediate action to be taken.
Athlone Town Council is hoping to install new underground bottle banks at the Fair Green within the next year, after launching proposals for the project this week.
Jim Higgins, MEP for Ireland North West, has called for the Environment Minister Phil Hogan to consider introducing a new system in conjunction with the major bottlers which would see consumers get 10 cents back for every glass bottle they return to the supermarket.
Nowhere is out of bounds for illegal dumping it transpired this week after a pedestrian alleyway in Castlebar was noted as a new location preferred by those off-loading rubbish.
Judge John Neilan has decided not to convict a man for leaving three bags of recycling outside a bottle bank and instead criticised Westmeath County Council’s recycling management.
Galway city and county took high honours this week after being named one of the country’s top recycling regions in a nationwide survey by Rehab Recycle.
A woman has been prosecuted by Westmeath County Council for leaving refuse beside bottle banks in Rathwire.
Mayo’s bring banks have broken a new record and recorded their highest ever yield, now in excess of 2,020 tonnes and up 12 per cent on the same period last year, according to a survey conducted by Rehab Recycle.