[Ireland] Plastic waste doubles over last 10 years, EPA report

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The amount of plastic waste from the business sector has doubled over the last 10 year, with single-use coffee cups a growing concern, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned.

The latest National Waste Characterisation study from the environmental watchdog also revealed that plastics have replaced organic waste as the primary waste item in the household general waste bin.

 

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