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Friends of the Earth warns Government over carbon tax

Friends of the Earth has called on the Government to include the carbon tax in a series of decarbonisation measures rather than increasing it as a stand-alone policy.  The organisation is urging the Government to take the lead on cutting emissions and making less polluting choices affordable and accessible for people. The call comes as Fine Gael party meets on Monday to review a range of option...
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How cleaning craze is damaging the environment

Friends of the Earth wants to encourage those who want a clean home to think about the cleanliness of the planet, too. Says Julian Kirby, Friends of the Earth plastics campaigner "unfortunately too many cleaning products are packaged in single-use plastic – much of which won’t be recycled, and end up polluting our planet and harming our wildlife. Cleaning products can also contain things like b...
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