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Dublin City Council to massively increase bin charges

category dublin | bin tax / household tax / water tax | news report author Friday November 19, 2004 16:20author by Dusty Bin Laden

Charges for 2005

Dublin City Council will be introducing Pay by Use/Volume System for household waste from 1st January 2005. This system is designed to benefit the environment by encouraging housholds to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste materials and present theirs bins or bags for collection when they full. It quite simple - the less you throw away the less you pay!!! There are also wavier systems in place. In this system waste can be presented in either in a Wheelie Bin or in Tagged Bags.

2004 charge
195 for householders using a 240 litre wheeled bin

2005 charge
340 for weekly use

Notice there is no waivers for people with large families. Where's Bruton's wife and her ilk on this one?

Related Link: http://www.dublinwaste.ie/dublin_city_council.html

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