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Deposit/refund Programme will Reduce Litter!

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in Blog, Waste |

One way to reduce litter is to encourage the government to adopt a deposit/refund scheme for single-use bottles and cans. This would apply to all alcoholic and soft drinks, bottled water and juices. Such programmes are successfully up and running in many American States, Canada, Australia and several EU countries.

VOICE’s Container Deposit/Refund Proposal Gets Airing

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Blog, Waste |

VOICE has been advocating the adoption of a container deposit/refund scheme for glass and plastic bottles and aluminium cans for many years. Our Coordinator presented our findings at the Coastwatch’s workshop on such a scheme last week. Frank MacDonald of the Irish Times wrote about this proposal. See Article

HAPPY EARTH DAY!!!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in General News |

One day a year, we should take stock of our behaviour to see if we can change some of our habits to be more earth-friendly. Please check out a Billion Acts of Green for good ideas.