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New Initiative Looks To Tackle Littering At Local Beauty Spots

People are being asked to "Love This Place, Leave No Trace" after a spike in dumping in recent months, particularly in scenic locations.

These include Glenmalure, Manor Kilbride, Rathdrum and Lough Dan in the Wicklow Uplands.

The government initiative has highlighted disposable BBQs as a particular problem and says aluminium can take up to 500 years to break down, while a plastic bottle will last for a million years.

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