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Irish households waste €700 euro of food every year

Dec 7, 2022 09:12 By Shannonside News
Irish households waste €700 euro of food every year Irish households waste €700 euro of food every year
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The latest report from the EPA says our waste is increasing despite major efforts to encourage people to recycle

Irish households waste about 700 euro worth of food every year, according to the EPA.

It's released a new report, detailing Ireland's waste trends in 2020.

It found waste generation continues to increase, jumping from over 12 million tonnes to 16 million tonnes in less than a decade.

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While households are still generating too much waste, the commercial sector - especially construction - remains the biggest culprit.

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