Did You Know?

Posted by Neat Streets on Wednesday, May 4, 2011
  1. Every year in Ireland, €100 million is spent cleaning litter from our streets.
  2. Last year, 35,000 tonnes of litter was collected from Dublin alone.
  3. If you were to gather all the litter picked up every year and put it together it would fill Croke Park!
  4. The government receives about 5,000 written complaints from tourists every year about litter!
  5. 700,000 sea birds are killed worldwide by litter every year.