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Bin Charge Campaign Gathers Momentum

There was a great turnout last night at the latest protest outside Greyhound Recycling’s Plant in Clondalkin against bin charge hikes that private waste management companies are bringing in on July 1st. The planned charges will see the annual bin charge for Thorntons more than double from €50 to around €104, their chief ‘competitor’ Greyhound…

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Thorntons Recycling hike annual bin charge by 300%

Following a query from People Before Profit Dublin Mid-West TD Gino Kenny, private waste management company Thorntons Recycling have revealed that their annual bin charge of €50 will now be increased to a whopping €156 per year as of the 1st July. In response to this revelation, Deputy Kenny said “This charge is regardless if…

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Scrap FEMPI now; payback time for workers 

People Before Profit to propose motion in Dail to abolish FEMPI People Before Profit will today propose a motion to the Dail to abolish the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest legislation (FEMPI). FEMPI is the most anti-worker legislation in the history of the state. The motion has been signed by Anti-Austerity Alliance- People…

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PBP Summer 2016 Newsletter now online

Contents: A Heartfelt Thank You Water Charges: A victory for people power Clondalkin Equine Club 68 Bus Service Housing Crisis a national disgrace Introducing your new Clondalkin councillor We need pay rises after 8 years of austerity 1916 Scramblers Special Needs in crisis Clonburris for council houses Cllr Ruth Nolan: Progress on Lucan Swimming Pool/Adamstown…

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New Green Bin Charges in July will only encourage more illegal dumping

UPDATE: PBP campaign forces government to abandon recycling charge. See press release PBP Campaign forces government to back down on environmentally regressive Green Waste charges The new green bin charge was introduced by former environment minister Alan Kelly in the last weeks of his ministry. Deputy Kenny said the only beneficiaries would be private and for-profit waste…