Author Archives: Kelleher Environmental

Portugal – Recycling collection

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Recyclables being collected from drop off bins on waterfront in Porto, Portugal

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Italian garbage bags

Italy 05 024Each country has a different way of handling garbage – households in one Italian neighbourhood hang bags on a picturesque wall for pick-up.

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Italy

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Bins for source separated materials at a communal drop off location in Italy

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Barcelona, Spain

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Co-located anaerobic digester and energy from waste facility in Barcelona, Spain

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Newcastle, UK

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Blue and green bins set out in a back laneway in Newcastle, UK

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Ireland – Anti-chewing gum litter

chewing-gum-litterSign on bus shelter in Ireland warning people about a 150 euro fine for those who do not dispose of chewing gum properly

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Recylables Ireland

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Bring centre where recyclables and clothing are dropped off for recycling and reuse in Ireland

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Garbage Collection in Morocco

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Garbage collection by rear loading truck and cart system in Morocco.

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Blue & Green Bins in Toronto

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A typical curbside set out in Toronto, Canada – 46 litre Green Bins for household organics are set out every week, alternating with Blue Bins (households pick the size they want) for single stream recyclables one week and a black bin (households pick the size with a variable rate price) for garbage on alternate weeks. This photo shows a set out on a Blue Bin week

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Southern France Waste Bins

Molok deep collection waste bins from Southern France along the Canal du Midi in the town of Beziers.

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