Ireland government has made a plan of implementing a new way of accepting brown bins at all homes for the waste management process.
As per Ireland’s government proposals, the country is looking forward to implementing the apt initiatives for waste management. All the homes are obliged to have brown bins. There will acts as the bin for throwing away the compostable material.
The planned measures include levies on non-recyclable plastics. This includes fook packaging in supermarkets as well as levies on tobacco companies for covering the cost of cleaning up cigarette butts.
Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton has been taking fast actions through a consultation document for tacking the fast fashion situations.
Speaking of the domestic waste, the consultation document quotes, “The provision of an organic waste [brown] bin will be mandatory as part of a waste collection service for all households.”
For the first time, Ireland will see includes apartment complexes which are served by the management companies. Expansion of items is allowed in green bins. This has also been part of the proposal.
The plan has been strategies and implemented for too much food waste getting disposed of in the wrong bin. Nearly 50 per cent of the organic material is put into bins that get mixed with dry recycling and general waste.
The contamination problem is further indicated through the number of textiles that are put into the same bins. As for a survey in 2018, nearly 80,000 tonnes of textiles were contaminated in Irish household bins. It further comprised of 10 per cent of general waste or black bin contents. 3 per cent of recycling/green bin contents and 9 per cent of organic/brown bin contents.