Six bin bags of broken toys and furniture were dumped outside of The Irish Wheelchair Association’s Charity Shop in Letterkenny. The staff noticed the bags placed at the front door on arrival to work but on inspection soon realised the items inside were unfit for donation. Speaking to the Donegal News, Taryn DeVere from The […]
A DONEGAL businessman has introduced a new pay-as-go household waste disposal service as part of ongoing efforts to combat illegal dumping. The portable pay-to-use waste compactor for household waste and recycling opened earlier this week at the Texaco Service Station in Ardara. “Having a facility like this means that there’s one less excuse for people […]
HOUSEHOLD waste and electrical appliances have been dumped alongside graves in Conwal Cemetery and is causing upset for people visiting the resting place of loved ones. The rubbish has been discarded inside the main entrance to the burial ground, in and around a large skip provided by Donegal County Council for the proper disposal of […]
THE COMMUNITY in Derrybeg has been left frustrated again over dumping at the local Bring Bank. Boxes full of rubbish were left beside the banks despite Donegal County Council confirming that the Litter Warden is monitoring the site on a weekly basis because of the ongoing problem. A spokesperson for the Council said: “The Mobile […]
Council environment committee to meet in wake of RTE waste expose in Donegal.
A SENIOR member of environmental group An Taisce has called for immediate action against those responsible for dumping in a bog near Drumkeen.
DONEGAL County Council is appealing to individuals and community groups to take part in this year’s annual National Spring Clean, which runs from April 1 to April 30.
A JUDGE has given a local refuse collector a final warning over an unpaid €319,614 bill to cash-strapped Donegal County Council.
A JUDGE has expressed “amazement” at claims by a Letterkenny man that a rival waste collection firm paid him €5,000 to use his boss Jim Ferry’s lorry to illegally dump rubbish.