Dublin City Council | Verde - Complete Environmental Solutions Dublin City Council – Verde – Complete Environmental Solutions
/ blog

Dublin City Council

Invasive Japanese Knotweed spreading throughout residential area of Dublin

One of Europe’s most hated weeds has been spreading throughout a residential area of Dublin and is threatening to damage and devalue properties there.  The spread of the most “aggressive, destructive and invasive plant” on Dublin City Council-owned land in Stoneybatter near the Phoenix Park has sparked concern among local homeowners. The council has begun spraying Japanese Knotweed on the O’Devan...
Read More

Covanta’s quest to process more waste sparks increased air pollution concerns

There is one irrefutable assertion that applies to large, modern incinerators: they are ferocious consumers of raw materials. In the case of Covanta’s “waste to energy” plant in Poolbeg, Dublin, it’s consuming 1,800 tonnes of solid waste per day. Covanta is seeking talks with An Bord Pleanála on the potential to burn an additional 90,000 tonnes of waste annually at the plant. The ...
Read More