Greens Welcome Cabinet Approval of Long Overdue Microbeads Bill
The Green Party have welcomed the cabinet’s approval of a Bill to ban the sale, manufacture, import and export of products containing plastic microbeads. However, they say the Bill is long overdue and should only be regarded as the first step towards tackling the problem of plastic waste in our oceans.
Greens accuse Government of “dropping the ball” on an Elected Mayor for Dublin
Cork Greens react to granting of approval to Ringaskiddy incinerator
The Cork Greens have reacted to the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the Ringaskiddy Incinerator.
Ryan: New EU plastic waste rules exactly match Waste Reduction Bill
Reacting to new EU plastic waste proposals, Eamon Ryan said the measures planned match those in the Waste Reduction Bill, and called for Government support
Dublin City Council to ban disposable coffee cups and single use plastics
Councillor Claire Byrne has secured agreement from Dublin City Council to work towards banning the use of disposable coffee cups in their offices.