Better recycling puts incinerator in doubt

An increase in the amount of waste being recycled by Dublin households has raised questions about the viability of the proposed Poolbeg incinerator.

21st November, 2009

An increase in the amount of waste being recycled by Dublin households has raised questions about the viability of the proposed Poolbeg incinerator.

New figures obtained by The Sunday Business Post show a dramatic increase in the proportion of waste being recycled over the past two years.

Simultaneously, there has been a falloff in the volume of household waste being generated across the capital. Under a clause in the deal between Dublin City Council and...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 11 months ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago