Post-lockdown litter rankings

Post-lockdown trash rankings reveal Dublin Central city is a trash blackspot, while City Centre slips to ‘cluttered’, writes Amy Rohu.

The very first post-lockdown study by Irish Service Versus Litter reveals Dublin North Inner City as the only location of 40 nationwide to be deemed a ‘litter blackspot’

While Dun Laoghaire remains in 5th position and also Tallaght is currently likewise taken into consideration a clean area, ‘cluttered’ Dublin City Centre dropped to 36th.

Ballymun is also cluttered but has boosted over the past twelve month. Although most of our towns have cleaned up over the past year, clutter in our major cities has gotten worse to degrees not seen in a decade.

Discussing the study and also the prospective influence this can have on the city in the future, IBAL’s Conor Horgan said: “As we invest in promotional drives as well as construct city hotels in anticipation of even more site visitors, we need to be mindful of the littered setting we exist to them.”

The research study also revealed a near-30% boost in the frequency of PPE masks on our roads as well as a rise in alcohol-related clutter such as cans and bottles.

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