Reducing the amount of electric and electronic waste is up to consumers as well as WEEE Ireland, an MEP has urged.
Waste management including handling and disposal is set to be part of a hygiene audit the Health Service Executive (HSE) is to carry out of care facilities.
A wastewater plant in Co Dublin has received the approval of Minister for the Environment John Gormley.
In a challenge that gives a whole new meaning to the term "fast food", ten rally teams are attempting to drive from London to Athens powered by waste cooking oil that participants will have to scavenge from restaurants and burger bars.
The operators of a coal-fired power plant have agreed to spend $400m on pollution controls and pay a $950,000 fine to escape prosecution.
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