Plastic crisis: taxes are vital to cut pollution, but EU plans fall short, new study finds

Taxing plastics can help lead to a responsible use of the material by triggering the necessary reduction of both production and consumption, a new report finds. However, a plastic tax will only work if designed to influence producer and consumer behaviour, rather than raising revenue. The study “The price is right … or is it? The […]

Surge in Applications for Tipperary Institute

Following record enrolments last year, 2009 is shaping up to be even better for Tipperary Institute. The latest CAO data show another spectacular increase in the number of applications for TI programmes. The main highlight is a 20% increase in the number of applicants for TI compared with the same time last year. Importantly, the […]