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With reference to the Insider article about bin charges for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council (SBP 16/1/2005), I calculate that the user will be charged €7.53 for one lift of 10kg.

22nd January, 2005

With reference to the Insider article about bin charges for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council (SBP 16/1/2005), I calculate that the user will be charged €7.53 for one lift of 10kg. Compare this to the purchase of 10kgs of good-quality potatoes, which can be bought for €4 or even less.

If the person buying the potatoes does not use them by the “use by'' date and has to bin them, it will cost twice as much to...

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