Tuesday July 7, 2020

Dublin company has a lot of bottle

A business that collects glass from private houses and takes it to the recycling centre for a fee has got an unexpected boost from the Covid-19 lockdown

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
7th June, 2020
David Fallon and Mark Gilroy, founders of Glass bag.ie: providing a service of convenience. Picture: Fergal Phillips

The closing of pubs and the rise in home drinking has been good news for a Dublin start-up which collects glass from houses so their occupants don’t have to go to the bottle bank.

David Fallon, the co-founder of Glassbag.ie, said that from April to May 350 new customers subscribed to their service which saves people having to make trips to local recycling sites. The company was started late last year but has...

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