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Environmental inequalities in Ireland

By Aoife McDowell / July 23, 2020

Over the past number of decades environmental issues such as air pollution have gained significant attention by leaders and activists. However, within this global trend of increased air pollution in our European cities comes another issue: the impact this pollution is disproportionately having on the most disadvantaged members of society. This is a trend that […]

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How environment-friendly is Ireland?

By Kamila Mushkina / July 14, 2020

The Irish are proud of their beautiful nature, but how much do they care about the environment? In this article, we’ll check what the environmental situation is in Ireland and what the attitudes are. From reading this article, you may also learn about more ways to change your behaviour in a positive way. Let’s dive […]

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Dublin to recycle PET bottles on the go

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 7, 2020

Dublin will install colourful bins to see people recycle PETs in the city centre.    Dublin City Council and its partners will be launching a new campaign to encourage people to recycle plastic bottles (PETs) and aluminium cans. A total of 300 million PETs and 150 million cans go to waste each year in Ireland, […]

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A new website monitors air quality and noise levels in Dublin

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 4, 2020

Dublin has also committed to meeting WHO air quality guidelines by 2030.     What is the air quality in Dublin like? And is Ireland’s capital noisy? Finding out answers to these two questions has now become easier. Dublin City Council has launched the website Dublincityairandnoise.ie through which people can access real time information about the […]

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Get Christmas trees recycled in Dublin for free at these locations

By Peter Dlhopolec / January 7, 2020

People can choose any of these 11 drop-off points to have their Christmas trees recycled around Dublin.  Christmas season is officially over, and people all over are taking their Christmas trees down. Those who have not yet thrown away their tree can use a free-of-charge service offered by the Dublin City Council and have their […]

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Keeping it green and clean: recycling rules in Dublin

By Emma Grove / December 4, 2019

Recycling rules in Dublin are hard to navigate. What can you recycle at home versus what goes to a centre, versus what’s not recycling at all? The list goes on and on. Here at Babylon we want to help you keep things clean and green with our guide to recycling rules in Dublin.   Recycling […]

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Have yourself a merry green Christmas: A guide

By Carlotta Cutrale / December 4, 2019

Christmas can be a joyful and affectionate time for many. But it is also a difficult time for raising awareness about the environment. Looking for some tips on how to reduce your impact on Mama Earth this festive season? Check out this guide on how to have a very green Christmas. Christmas is not just […]